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Baseball!

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2 hours

Summary

A compilation, featuring more than three hours of some of the greatest short stories of all time, brought to life by distinguished stage and screen actors.

Roger Angell and A. Bartlett Giamatti’s
"Play by Play"

John Updike’s
"Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu" read by Jack Davidson
- Ted Williams' miraculous Fenway farewell.

Rolfe Humphries’
"Polo Grounds"
read by Fritz Weaver

Robert Francis’
"Pitcher" and "Base Stealer"
read by Arthur French

Robert Fitzgerald’s
"Cobb Would Have Caught It"
read by Jonathan Hadary

Roger Angell’s
"Game Six"
read by the author
- The classic description of the greatest game ever played.

Yusef Komunyakaa’s
"Glory"
read by Isaiah Sheffer

W.P. Kinsella’s
"The Thrill of the Grass"
read by John Shea
- Longing for the good old days, a true baseball fan starts a quiet revolt against artificial turf.

Ken Kalfus’
"The Joy and Melancholy Baseball Trivia Quiz"
read by Jack Davidson
- A sophisticated comic flair, describes a number of entirely fictional baseball records.

T.C. Boyle’s
"The Hector Quesadilla Story"
read by Jerry Zaks
- The funniest baseball story ever written – after 30 innings, the game still ain’t over!

A. Bartlett Giamatti’s
"The Green Fields of the Mind"
read by the author
- The reasons why we'll always love baseball.

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