Here's a baseball feast of some 130 articles drawn from the most popular baseball magazine of them all, from the 1940s to the present stories from the leading baseball writers about the greatest players and the greatest games from baseball's most exciting years. "This book should be in every baseball fan's library." Bob Feller.
John Kuenster is the longtime editor of Baseball Digest. He has also written Heartbreakers: Baseball's Most Agonizing Defeats and, with David Cowan, To Sleep with the Angels: The Story of a Fire. He lives in Evergreen Park, Illinois, outside of Chicago.
Any baseball fan should have this book in their library. -- Bob Feller This is my favorite book to read about baseball, including so much of its history. -- Jimmy Piersall Baseball Digest has provided us with great stories since 1942, my first full season with the St. Louis Cardinals. This book features plenty of good baseball reading. -- Stan Musial A wonderful collection of photographs and stories by the best baseball writers of our time. -- Jim Brosnan A fascinating set of articles... A must wherever baseball fans gather. -- Wes Lukowsky Booklist Anyone who has enjoyed an issue of Baseball Digest will find The Best of Baseball Digest a must-read. -- Henry Kisor Chicago Sun-Times John Kuenster...mines a rich writerly vein and fields an all-star literary line-up. -- Mike Lillich Indianapolis Star A handsome compilation...from a magazine that was the mainstay of many boys' lives. -- Martin Levin Shelf Life "An entertaining look at the history of baseball... Both light reading and a worthwhile glimpse at baseball journalism." Salt Lake Tribune Terrific collection of the little magazine's best work. -- Dan McGrath Chicago Tribune
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