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Out of My League: The Classic Account of an Amateur's Ordeal in Professional Baseball

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Binding: Hardcover
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ISBN: 9780316284547
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Language: English
Page Count: 151
Publication Date: 4/26/2016
Size: 8.54" l x 5.68" w x 0.65"
Series: N/A

The first of Plimpton's remarkable forays into participatory journalism, OUT OF MY LEAGUE chronicles with wit, charm, and grace what happens when a self-professed amateur has the chance to answer every fan's question: could he strike out a major league star?

Plimpton's inspired idea--to get on the mound and pitch a few innings to the All-Stars of the American and National Leagues--begins as a fun-filled stunt and comes to a deeply hellish, nearly humiliating end. This honest and hilarious tale features Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Whitey Ford, Ralph Houk, and other baseball greats.

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