Baseball has been America's pastime for more than a century. Today's game is played under the lights in massive stadiums, but much about the game remains unchanged since the American League and National League champions played the first World Series in 1903. For years, fans have shared stories of their favorite plays, the amazing records, and the memorable seasons in baseball history. Inside MLB brings those memories to life. From pennant races to perfect games, these books take fans through the exciting history of all 30 Major League Baseball teams. Profiles of the legends and the star players of today pair with fascinating facts, statistics, a glossary, and more to make Inside MLB an essential read for any baseball fan.
About the Author
George Castle has covered the Cubs since 1980 for various newspapers and magazines, including the Times of Northwest Indiana. The author of eight books, he hosts and produces a nationally syndicated weekly radio show about baseball, Diamond Gems.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Breaking the Curse? 4
Chapter 2 Becoming the Cubs 10
Chapter 3 The Cubs' Golden Era 16
Chapter 4 The Second Wrigley 24
Chapter 5 Coming Close, Again 32
Chapter 6 Still Trying to Get Back 36
Quick Stats 44
Quotes and Anecdotes 45
For More Information 47
About the Author 48