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Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October

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“Dayn Perry, a damn fine writer, brings an insightful, fresh analysis to the career of Mr. October.”
—Peter Golenbock, author of George: The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire



FoxSports.com baseball analyst and author of Winners: How Good Baseball Teams Become Great Ones, Dayn Perry brings us Reggie Jackson in all his glory—a thrilling, in-depth biography of th
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published May 11th 2010 by William Morrow (first published 2010)
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Douglas Graney
Aug 06, 2011 Douglas Graney rated it it was ok
This was a quick and enjoyable read. Other than a few insights regarding the race issue however, it was a shallow examination of Reggie Jackson.
It seemed like all the quotes were from the time-period at whatever point the book was at. And there were few quotes other than from Jackson although the stories of Charlie Finley were interesting.
I would have liked to have read perspectives on Reggie from Joe Rudi, Sal Bando, Catfish Hunter, Willie Randolph, Loe Pinella, various GM's etc., but there w
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Kay
Jun 11, 2011 Kay rated it really liked it
Shelves: biography, sports
I love to read about baseball as long as it isn't just stats-- and this one isn't. It includes one of the most interesting times of baseball when Reggie played for the Yankees, Martin was managing, and 'the Boss' owned them. It's a familiar story to me but I always enjoy reading about it [for those of you that don't like reading Sports book there's always the great HBO series The Bronx is Burning].
Tim Dunn
Aug 03, 2011 Tim Dunn rated it liked it
Excellent baseball book....not into takign cheapshots for no reason, and yet seemingly an honest portrait of a ballplayer who's monicker always made him bigger than life. Insecure, unsure, and very, very human, this book is for anyone who likes baseball but feels like they can't relate.
Amy
Even though I truly did not read this book cover to cover, I did skip through reading pieces and parts. Some parts were very interesting, while others were sssnnnooorrreee boring.
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The wild story of Reggie Jackson from childhood to the 3 HR Game 6 of the 1976 WS and beyond
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