The Diamond by Mark Harris
Baseball Writings of Mark Harris

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A collection of short nonfiction baseball writings contains pieces written between 1946 and 1993 about subjects including Pete Rose, Willie Mays, and Jackie Robinson, along with the entire screenplay for the author's famous work Bang the Drum Slowly.

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Mark Harris is a professor of English at Arizona State University.
Published June 13, 1994 by Dutton Adult. 304 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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In this collection of delightful pieces, reprinted from the New York Times , Sports Illustrated , etc., Harris recalls that ``baseball made me a fan by telling me truths about myself.'' Here he shares those truths by showing us the simple pleasures of being 69 years old and playing slow pitch wit...

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