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    Ten Innings at Wrigley
    The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink

    by Kevin Cook

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    • Release date: June 2, 2020
    • Format: paperback, 272 pages
    • ISBN: 9781250268372 (1250268370)
    • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (Holt Paperbacks)
    • Author: Kevin Cook
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    The dramatic story of a legendary 1979 slugfest between the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies, full of runs, hits, and subplots, on the cusp of a new era in baseball history

    It was a Thursday at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, mostly sunny with the wind blowing out. Nobody expected an afternoon game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs on May 17, 1979, to be much more than a lazy early-season contest matching two teams heading in opposite directions—the first-place Phillies and the Cubs, those lovable losers — until they combined for thirteen runs in the first inning. “The craziest game ever,” one player called it. “And then the second inning started.”

    Ten Innings at Wrigley is Kevin Cook’s vivid account of a game that could only have happened at this ballpark, in this era, with this colorful cast of heroes and heels: Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Bruce Sutter, surly slugger Dave Kingman, hustler Pete Rose, unlucky Bill Buckner, scarred Vietnam vet Garry Maddox, troubled relief pitcher Donnie Moore, clubhouse jester Tug McGraw, and two managers pulling out what was left of their hair.

    It was the highest-scoring ballgame in a century, and much more than that. Cook reveals the human stories behind a contest the New York Times called “the wildest in modern history” and shows how money, muscles, and modern statistics were about to change baseball forever.

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