From a tender age, Gary Cieradkowski had a keenness for baseball’s unheralded heroes. encouraged by means of his father and their shared love of the game, Cieradkowski begun developing “outsider” baseball playing cards, in an effort to inform the little-known tales of baseball’s many unsung heroes—alongside a few of baseball’s maximum gamers earlier than they have been recognized. The League of Outsider Baseball is a tribute to all of these who’ve performed the sport, recognized and unknown.
Shining a mild into the darkish corners of baseball history—from Mickey Mantle’s minor league days to Negro League greats like Josh Gibson and Leon Day; to people who such a lot by no means knew performed the sport, corresponding to Frank Sinatra, who had his personal ball membership in Forties Hollywood; financial institution robber John Dillinger, who was once a promising shortstop and took trip among robberies to wait Cubs video games; or even a couple of US presidents—this e-book is a wealthy, visible tribute to America’s hobby.
Meticulously researched, fantastically illustrated utilizing a distinct, classic baseball-card-style, and choked with a colourful and wealthy solid of characters, this e-book is a prized collector’s merchandise and may be adored by means of enthusiasts of every age.