Shea Good-Bye: The Untold Inside Story of the Historic 2008 Season

! Read ! Shea Good-Bye: The Untold Inside Story of the Historic 2008 Season by Keith Hernandez, Matthew Silverman ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Shea Good-Bye: The Untold Inside Story of the Historic 2008 Season He speaks frankly on the taint of steroids in the Mitchell Report and how the game has been compromised, as well as the firing of Willie Randolph. Two decades after his last game in a New York uniform, the first captain in Mets history is still with them, literally. Shea Good-Bye looks at the past, present, and future of the Mets and baseball with reflection, insight, and smiles. Shea Good-Bay carries on the high standards of Hernandezs earlier best-selling books. Opinionated, funny, urbane, an

Shea Good-Bye: The Untold Inside Story of the Historic 2008 Season

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Rating : 4.75 (686 Votes)
Asin : 1600781705
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 256 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-02-21
Language : English

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He speaks frankly on the taint of steroids in the Mitchell Report and how the game has been compromised, as well as the firing of Willie Randolph. Two decades after his last game in a New York uniform, the first captain in Mets history is still with them, literally. Shea Good-Bye looks at the past, present, and future of the Mets and baseball with reflection, insight, and smiles. Shea Good-Bay carries on the high standards of Hernandez's earlier best-selling books. Opinionated, funny, urbane, and unafraid to poke holes in the team or himself, Hernandez is a master at relating the unseen game on the field. He looks at the 2008 season and all the hope that arrived with the Johan Santana deal and how much of the optimism went out the window with the team's stumble out of the gate. Only someone who has controlled the carnivorous New York press fromhis locker--crossword puzzle in hand--can explain what is expected of a ballplaye

"A Great Tribute to One of Baseball's Great Venues" according to Larry Underwood. Former Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez' wonderful tribute to Shea Stadium portrays a fascinating look into one of baseball's most colorful franchises---and the ballpark they used to call home. How time flies. When the hapless Mets first came into the National League (1962), they inhabited the venerable & somewhat delapidated Polo Grounds; but only for a couple of seasons.Shea Stadium was built just for them, in beautiful Flushing, NY, and by 1969, the whole world was familiar with Shea, as the now Amaz. COMPELLING TRIBUTE! UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY WILDCATS IQ author It's never easy to say goodbye to a Major League Baseball stadium. So many stories, so many memories, so many emotions. SHEAH GOOD BYE offers interesting insight into the New York Mets' last season at Shea Stadium. Readers, even if they are not Mets fans, will enjoy the stroll down memory lane as the book accounts for the final chapter in the Shea era.. WDX"Instant analysis" according to WDX2BB. "Shea Good-bye" is an another example of what the Internet is done to the communications business.The sports diary has been something of a staple of the book business over the years. An informed person, whether it be a coach, player or analyst, keeps track of what happens along the way of a given season. When the season ends, the material is whipped into a book.That, in short, is what Keith Hernandez and Matthew Silverman did with the 2008 New York Mets season. Silverman wrote a short introduction to each. BB said Instant analysis. "Shea Good-bye" is an another example of what the Internet is done to the communications business.The sports diary has been something of a staple of the book business over the years. An informed person, whether it be a coach, player or analyst, keeps track of what happens along the way of a given season. When the season ends, the material is whipped into a book.That, in short, is what Keith Hernandez and Matthew Silverman did with the "Instant analysis" according to WDX2BB. "Shea Good-bye" is an another example of what the Internet is done to the communications business.The sports diary has been something of a staple of the book business over the years. An informed person, whether it be a coach, player or analyst, keeps track of what happens along the way of a given season. When the season ends, the material is whipped into a book.That, in short, is what Keith Hernandez and Matthew Silverman did with the 2008 New York Mets season. Silverman wrote a short introduction to each. 008 New York Mets season. Silverman wrote a short introduction to each

I was on the field at Shea in Game 7 in 1986, and Mets fans have never forgotten that. Their passion fed our passion. To this day, they treat all of us like long-lost brothers." --Keith Hernandez on Shea Stadium . From the Publisher "The fans are what I will always remember best from my playing days at Shea. Our team wanted to win for ourselves, certainly, but we also wanted to win for our fans

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