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Author Shropshire, Mike, author.

Title Seasons in Hell [electronic resource] : With Billy Martin, Whitey Herzog and, the Worst Baseball Team in History" -- The 1973-1975 Texas Rangers".

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Diversion Books, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
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Summary You think your team is bad? In this landmark work on one of the most tortured franchises in baseball, one reporter discovers that nine innings can feel like an eternity. In early 1973, gonzo sportswriter Mike Shropshire agreed to cover the Texas Rangers for the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram, not realizing that the Rangers were arguably the worst team in baseball history. Seasons in Hell is a riotous, candid, irreverent behind-the-scenes account in the tradition of The Bronx Zoo and Ball Four, following the Texas Rangers from Whitey Herzog's reign in 1973 through Billy Martin's tumultuous tenure. Offering wonderful perspectives on dozens of unique (and likely never-to-be-seen-again) baseball personalities, Seasons in Hell recounts some of the most extreme characters ever to play the game and brings to life the no-holds-barred culture of major league baseball in the mid-seventies.
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Subject Martin, Billy, 1928-1989.
Herzog, Whitey.
Texas Rangers (Baseball team) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781626812611 (epub)
Standard No. 9781626812611

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