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The Resource Bottom of the 33rd : hope and redemption in baseball's longest game, Dan Barry, (sound recording audiobook download)

Bottom of the 33rd : hope and redemption in baseball's longest game, Dan Barry, (sound recording audiobook download)

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Bottom of the 33rd : hope and redemption in baseball's longest game
Title
Bottom of the 33rd
Title remainder
hope and redemption in baseball's longest game
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Dan Barry
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Language
eng
Summary
On April 18, 1981, a ball game sprang eternal. What began as a modestly attended minor-league game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings became not only the longest ever played in baseball history, but something else entirely. The first pitch was thrown after dusk on Holy Saturday, and for the next eight hours the night seemed to suspend its participants between their collective pasts and futures, between their collective sorrows and joys-the ballplayers; the umpires; Pawtucket's ejected manager, peering through a hole in the backstop; the sportswriters and broadcasters; a few stalwart fans shivering in the cold. With Bottom of the 33rd, celebrated New York Times journalist Dan Barry has written a lyrical meditation on small-town lives, minor-league dreams, and the elements of time and community that conspired one fateful night to produce a baseball game seemingly without end. Bottom of the 33rd captures the sport's essence: the purity of purpose, the crazy adherence to rules, the commitment of both players and fans. This genre-bending book, a reportorial triumph, portrays the myriad lives held in the night's unrelenting grip. Consider, for instance, the team owner determined to revivify a decrepit stadium, built atop a swampy bog, or the batboy approaching manhood, nervous and earnest, or the umpire with a new family and a new home, or the wives watching or waiting up, listening to a radio broadcast slip into giddy exhaustion. Consider the small city of Pawtucket itself, its ghosts and relics, and the players, two destined for the Hall of Fame (Cal Ripken and Wade Boggs), a few to play only briefly or forgettably in the big leagues, and the many stuck in minor-league purgatory, duty bound and loyal to the game. An unforgettable portrait of ambition and endurance, Bottom of the 33rd is the rare sports book that changes the way we perceive America's pastime, and America's past
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1958-
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Barry, Dan
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other
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Read by Dan Barry
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Pawtucket Red Sox (Baseball team)
  • Rochester Red Wings (Baseball team)
  • Baseball
  • Minor league baseball
  • Baseball
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adult
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not applicable
Label
Bottom of the 33rd : hope and redemption in baseball's longest game, Dan Barry, (sound recording audiobook download)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=553365
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Publication
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digital storage
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780062068262
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computer
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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Label
Bottom of the 33rd : hope and redemption in baseball's longest game, Dan Barry, (sound recording audiobook download)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=553365
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062068262
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
eda4f847-ece7-41c8-80ba-fd6d24304e90
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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