Baseball As I Knew It ePub download
by Fred Lieb
- ISBN: 0698108159
- ISBN13: 978-0698108158
- ePub: 1328 kb | FB2: 1833 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) (July 22, 1977)
- Pages: 288
- Rating: 4.1/5
- Votes: 420
- Format: lrf docx doc azw
Fred Lieb was an American sportswriter and baseball historian. In 1977, when he was 89 years old, Lieb published his memoirs, which documented his nearly 70 years as a baseball reporter. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lieb died at age 92 in Houston, Texas
Fred Lieb was an American sportswriter and baseball historian. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lieb died at age 92 in Houston, Texas No trivia or quizzes yet.
Fred Lieb, who covered his first ballgame in 1911, continued on to prowl pressboxes across the land for nearly seven decades. His Baseball as I Have Known It, is aptly titled; over a long and distinguished career, he knew just about everyone worth knowing in the game, and saw pretty much everything worth seeing.
Fred Lieb, the dean of baseball writers, tells about its heroes, rogues, controversies, and grand plays. He broke in as a sportswriter in the Polo Grounds press box in 1911. In 1933, in the midst of the Depression, Lieb was fired from the New York Post and began a freelance career writing about his beloved sport.
Frederick George Lieb (March 5, 1888 – June 3, 1980) was an American sportswriter and baseball historian. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lieb died at age 92 in Houston, Texas.
Lieb worked in fine company-Grantland Rice, Damon Runyon, and Heyward Broun were also covering baseball in those early years-but he concedes with some pride that none other than Fred Lieb dubbed Yankee Stadium ""The House That Ruth Built. Lieb loves those long, scholastic disputations over the relative merits of Cobb/Ruth/Aaron that engage true addicts of the sport
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Fred Lieb wrote about baseball from the early 1900s until his 1980 death. In the 1970s, he put everything down on paper for one of the most surreal memoirs in baseball history. It’s enchanting, like being able to travel through baseball history, to read Lieb’s words on everyone from Kenesaw Mountain Landis to Mike Schmidt. 18 Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life, by Richard Ben Cramer. Richard Ben Cramer pulled off a difficult feat, offering a warts and all portrayal of an aggressively hostile subject.
Fred Lieb knew the players he talks about personally. The romanticism of baseball's glorious history is well documented by Fred Lieb
Fred Lieb knew the players he talks about personally. Anything written by Fred Lieb about baseball is coming from a true authority on the subject. Baseball has a history unlike any other sport. The romanticism of baseball's glorious history is well documented by Fred Lieb. His unique perspective of having followed the game as a young fan growing up in Philadelphia, then covering it as a sportswriter, allows the author to offer great knowledge of his beloved sport. Lieb also allows the reader to experience the thrills he enjoyed covering the game, as well as the human side of the ballplayers, on and off the field.
Which serves as a reminder that nothing changes in baseball: you have to feast on the bad teams, but you at least have to win some against the good ones. Written by. Michael Green. Write the first response.