September 24, 2011
Chad Harbach's debut novel Chad Harbach's novel The Art of Fielding is expressly being publicized as "not a baseball book," but America's pastime is truly at the heart of the book. Indeed, when I update my list of favorite baseball books, this novel will be on it.
A couple of weeks ago at WORD Bookstore I read a short piece about my favorite baseball player, Willie Montanez. Who is your favorite baseball player?
To enter this week's contest, leave a comment with the name of your favorite baseball player, past or present. If you don't have one, feel free to state that.
One winner, chosen randomly from the commenters, will receive the following prizes:
The winner will be chosen randomly at midnight ET Friday evening (September 30th).
also at Largehearted Boy:
52 Books, 52 Weeks (my yearly reading series)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's new comics)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's book releases)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Shorties (daily links from the worlds of music, literature, and pop culture)