Who Really Hits The Homers In The Kid Who Only Hit Homers? The…

Is The Kid Who Only Hit Homers a fable about the value of teamwork? Or is it a tale of using magic to get ahead, in which Babe Ruth is to Sylvester Coddmyer III as the devil is to Robert Johnson? The book, Matt Christopher's 1972 chef d'oeuvre, introduced the world to young Sylvester Coddmyer III, the kid who only hits … » 8/29/12 3:00pm 8/29/12 3:00pm

Discussing "Meat Market"

We love books. Books are fun. They're so full of booky goodness. And because we don't have time to read and write about every sports book, we've corralled three regular Deadspinners to continue the Deadspin Book Club, discussions of current sports books. (Previously, they did Running The Table.) Your panelists are… » 1/16/08 2:20pm 1/16/08 2:20pm

Discussing "The Agony Of Victory"

We love books. Books are fun. They're so full of booky goodness. And because we don't have time to read and write about every sports book, we've corralled three regular Deadspinners to continue the Deadspin Book Club, discussions of current sports books. (Previously, they did Running The Table.) Your panelists are… » 12/12/07 3:40pm 12/12/07 3:40pm