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The 34-Ton Bat by Steve Rushin
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it was ok

I prefer books that flow seamlessly. This, on the other hand, is a bunch of brief anecdotes.

The author does do a good job transitioning from one idea to the other. But the constant shifting bothered me. To further shake things up, he switched from general baseball anecdotes to his own personal stories about the game. He also seemed fixated on the pre-1957 New York baseball teams, and I wish he would've put more focus on the other 27 teams on the league.

It's fine for toilet reading, but this book just doesn't flow well as a longer read.

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Reading Progress

October 27, 2013 – Shelved
October 27, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
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January 1, 2014 – Finished Reading

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