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The Heavenly World Series: Timeless Baseball Fiction

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With freshness and empathy during the 1940s and 1950s, Frank O'Rourke created a world of baseball fiction as evocative as a dusty rural diamond or Wrigley Field's ivied walls. In this richly enjoyable collection of O'Rourke's work--the first in nearly fifty years and including six stories never before in book form--his heroes compete alongside such real baseball greats as Roy Campanella, Joe DiMaggio, and Willie Mays, while confronting the all-too-human limitations of injury, age, and envy. In "The Catcher," the longtime ...

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The Heavenly World Series: Timeless Baseball Fiction
2003, Carroll & Graf Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780786712038

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