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Fathers playing catch with sons : essays on sport, mostly baseball

Author: Donald Hall
Publisher: San Francisco. : North Point Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Hall
ISBN: 0865471681 9780865471689
OCLC Number: 11694798
Description: vii, 198 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Fathers playing catch with sons --
Baseball and the meaning of life --
O Fenway Park --
The poet's game --
The necessary shape of the old-timers' game --
The country of baseball --
Proseball: sports, stories, and style --
Two poems. The baseball players ; Couplet --
Ace teenage sportscribe --
Ping pong: root-cellar fiveball --
Basketball: the purest sport of bodies --
Basketball: Kevin McHale, for example --
Football: the goalposts of life.
Responsibility: by Donald Hall.
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"There will always be golden boys playing in games that have diamonds in them, and those boys will always get old, and life will change, but there's something gently beautiful in that process. Read more...

 
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