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The baseball life of Sandy Koufax

George Vecsey

The baseball life of Sandy Koufax

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Published by Scholastic Book Services in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

TK1107

Statementby George Vecsey
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 967 vol. 19
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24511896M
LC Control Number98810548
OCLC/WorldCa3277449


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The instant New York Times bestseller about the baseball legend and famously reclusive Dodgers’ pitcher Sandy Koufax, from award-winning former Washington Post sportswriter Jane Leavy. Sandy Koufax reveals, for the first time, what drove the three-time Cy Young award winner to the pinnacle of baseball and then—just as quickly—into self-imposed : HarperCollins e-books.

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The baseball life of Sandy Koufax book instant New York Times bestseller about the baseball legend and famously reclusive Dodgers’ pitcher Sandy Koufax, from award-winning former Washington Post sportswriter Jane Leavy.

Sandy Koufax reveals, for the first time, what drove the three-time Cy Young award winner to the pinnacle of baseball and then—just as quickly—into self-imposed by: 3.

Sandy is extremely reclusive and private with his personal life and he very rarely ever gives in depth interviews. The last one I read was about three years ago in a book about the sixties Dodgers and he would only consent to talk about his very close friend and former teammate Maury Wills.

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Jane Leavy is an award-winning former sportswriter and feature writer for the Washington Post, known for diving into a subject and emerging with work that is both meticulously researched and narratively is the author of the national bestsellers The Last Boy, Sandy Koufax and the comic novel Squeeze Play, called “the best novel ever written about baseball” by Entertainment Weekly.

For those who don't know, Sandy Koufax is (arguably) the greatest left-handed starting pitcher in baseball history and his five-year run in the early to mid's was absolutely dominant. While the book is a biography, it the framework of the book is setup around Koufax's start against the Minnesota Twins on two-day's rest in Game Seven of the /5(7).

A fantastic book told from the perspective of one of baseball's more enigmatic figures. I don't know how much of the credit goes to Koufax himself or to his co-author, and I almost don't want to know. The author has such a distinct voice and seems so forthright - I hope it really is Koufax speaking/5(5).

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The book was based on interviews she had with the late Yankee slugger. The other day, I heard a segment on NPR’s Talk of the Nation with radio announcer Jon Miller.

The discussion turned to the great Vin Scully, still doing Dodger games after over 50 years in the booth. They remarked about a game in when Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game and how Scully’s 9th [ ]. With a little help from Leavy, soon after a package arrived in the mail. In it was an actual era baseball with a signed inscription -- "What a game" -- and a friendly note from Sandy Koufax.

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