I remember really enjoying his book on crew "The Amateurs." It tought me my first Russian curse words.
Interesting, and none too flattering, article in Slate about Halberstam.
The Rally Onion wants 150 fans before Opening Day.
Lots and lots of very interesting stuff at http://topics.nytimes.com/top/refere...tam/index.html
This is the day of the expanding man...
I enjoyed Halberstam's baseball books "Summer of '49," "October 1964" and "The Teammates," all of which I thought were well written. Bill James did point out years ago that Halberstam made factual errors in his book "Summer of '49," and he did, as Halberstam evidently was ignorant of sabermetrics and even made some very basic errors, but I enjoyed all the books anyway.
"Hey...Dad. Wanna Have A Catch?" Kevin Costner in "Field Of Dreams."