Baseball's Starry Night: Reliving Major League Baseball's 2011 Wild Card Night of Shock and Awe
Baseball's Starry Night gives you a fan's-eye view of a night that many have called the most exciting night in the history of Major League Baseball. Going beyond a standard retelling of the balls and strikes and homers and webgems, the book hears from 20 fans in their own words. Loyal fans of the St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, and Tampa Bay Rays provi...more
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The events the book is primarily written about took place on September 28th, 2011. The forward to the book was written by the author on March 8th, 2012. That gives the author and his team just about 5 months to conceive the idea for the book, convince the publisher it's a good enough idea to print, research the immensely vast topic of Baseball, write an outline, contact all references needed, write a first draft, revise the dra ...more
A good way to relive that crazy night. 2011 was the season that I went from being a fringe baseball observer to a fairly devoted fan. And the events of this night played a big part in that for me.
Sorry Paul but this book just reads like a blog and should've stayed that way. All of the different viewpoints along with some background on each of them just felt like we were stretching the books length.
I'll admit the end of the 2011 season was amazing, but a feature length article or 2 would have been enough for most readers.