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Jim Brosnan

Review roundup, Nov. 2

November 2, 2012 · 0 comments

Sorry for the sporadic posts, but still trying to squeeze in a few entries as I can. ♦  The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., posted this review of Bushville Wins. Upshot: “…Klima intersperses interesting details with an obsession to link the team with Miller Brewing, the Milwaukee-based company that helped finance the new enterprise. There were […]

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Bits and pieces

February 10, 2012 · 2 comments

Haven’t done one of these in awhile, but I have a bit of backlog I’d like to clear, so here goes. * We’ll have to agree to disagree. One card collector can’t stand the new 2012 Topps series. Another calls it the best one yet. What do you think? * LibraryJournal.com posted this piece reviewing […]

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As I continue to do research for my own project, I get a kick when I find some old material that confirms I’m on the right track with some of my selections. Hey, it’s nice to find validation rom time to time, right? So today’s blast from the past is this brief appearance by the […]

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The predecessor to Jim Bouton turned 79 on Oct. 24. Brosnan wrote The Long Season and The Pennant Race two books while still a player, but they never received the notoriety or earned him the same pop culture recognition as Bouton. For what it’s worth, here’s an excerpt from his Wikipedia entry: The first of […]

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