27th out of 63 books — 40 voters
Man on Spikes
Selected as one of baseball literature's Golden Dozen by Roger Kahn, Man on Spikes is an uncompromisingly realistic novel about a baseball player who struggles through sixteen years of personal crises and professional ordeals before finally appearing in a major league game. In a preface to this new edition, Eliot Asinof reveals the longsuffering ballplayer and friend upon...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published April 24th 1998 by Southern Illinois University Press
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