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I Live for This Baseball's Last True Believer

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ISBN-10: 054723788X

ISBN-13: 9780547237886

Edition: 2009

Authors: Tommy Lasorda, Bill Plaschke

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Tommy Lasorda is baseball's true immortal and one of its larger than life figures. A former pitcher who was overshadowed by Sandy Koufax, Lasorda went on to a Hall of Fame career as a manager with one of baseball's most storied franchises. His teams won two World Series, four National League pennants, and eight division titles. He was twice named National League manager of the year and he also led the United States baseball team to the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. In I Live for This! award-winning sportswriter Bill Plaschke shows us one of baseball's last living legends as we've never seen him before, revealing the man behind the myth, the secrets to his amazing, unlikely…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

BILL PLASCHKE has been named the Associated Press Sports Columnist of the Year three times. He has been a columnist for the Los Angeles Times since 1996 and is a regular panelist on ESPN's Around the Horn.