Summer of '49
To entertain: The Author didn't just write this book to inform, in 1949 there was a story. It was the start of probably the biggest rivalry in sports between the Yankees and Red Sox. At the head two super star players Joe DiMaggio for the Yankees and Ted Williams for the Red Sox. Throughout the book they keep going back to these two players, Joe for his speed in the out field and always hitting the Ball when it counted and DiMaggio holds the record of getting 56 hits in a row with no strikeouts or walks. While Ted William was a hitting master some seasons batting an average above .400 and has the seventh best batting average in the history of baseball.
Three Principles techniques
Pages 117- 136I Chose the passage page because it talked about the relationship players had with reporters. In a few cases some of the reporters became players best friend. like one of Joe DiMaggio's best friend was reporter Jimmy Cannon.
I chose this passage because it talks about Don Newcomb the first Black Pitcher in Professional Baseball. It talks about one of the most exciting games in the world series of 1949 Newcomb versus Reynolds, both players say that was the best pitched game of there careers.