The acclaimed relief pitcher shares his frequently bitter memories of the Yankees' championship 1978 season, one marred by various feuds and much infighting, alternating with irreverent anecdotes about his eccentric superstar teammates, managers, and owners. Reprint.
Pros: Sparky Lyle writes like a true ballplayer Cons: A lot of filler The Bottom Line: Go Yankees! One of the dumbest type of sports book is the “extraordinary season” type. This is the type that covers a single season in which team X did better than anyone ever expected, rallied the fan base, and soared above and beyond their playing ability. With the exception of The Jordan Rules, Sam Smith’s outstanding … more