Short Season and Other Stories (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction)

Short Season and Other Stories (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction)

By: Jerome Klinkowitz (author)Paperback

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Each night, from April through August, up to a quarter of a million people in small towns and cities across America watch minor league baseball, experiencing the ups and downs of their local team - every move, every player, every inning. Welcome to the world of Short Season. Meet the Mason City Royals. Live with the team for five months, across eight mid-western towns, with "no more than two days off from April through August and a night-long bus ride every three to six days." Join in the triumphs and misadventures of its collection of hopefuls and has-beens as they get to know each other in English and Spanish, admire baseball groupies, crisscross backroads propelled by a beery-eyed driver in a rattletrap bus, play cards, steal cars, get sent up and down, and somehow through it all play good enough ball to become the Class A champions.

About Author

Jerry Klinkowitz is executive director of the Waterloo Indians, a farm team of the Cleveland Indians. In the off-season, he teaches at the University of Northern Iowa and has published twenty books of literary and cultural criticism.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780801863653
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780801863653
  • weight: 400
  • ISBN10: 0801863651

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