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I found this book, along with other gems, at the Montana Valley Bookstore in Alberton of that fine state, as advertised by a billboard along I-90. If you’re ever in the area, be sure to stop there.I had heard of Bleachers as part of a book review I saw in The Sporting News way back when, thought about ordering it, then realized I was a college student and should be spending my time reading, you know, college texts. But time goes by and then one day you have a fairly steady job and the time to re...
A nostalgic look back at a time when baseball fans could attend games on a daily basis. Author Lonnie Wheeler spends the summer in the outfield bleacher seats at Wrigley Field and sees a total of 80 home games, as well as a few road games, and writes about his experiences. His stories were an entertaining blend of interactions with other fans, some regular attendees and others who came and went during the season, as well as summaries of the action on the field as some of the players were regular...
I'm no Cubs fan, not in the least, but Wheeler tells such a good narrative of a season, capturing the Chicago fans very well. One of my favorite baseball books.
"It wasn't just Dawson's heroics that were so richly remarkable. It was Cubness."
Great book. Great team. I am very biased. Huge cubs fan in the interest of full disclosure.