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The Greatest Game Pitch by pitch, Richard Bradley reexamines the epic Yankees/Red Sox playoff of 1978 in The Greatest Game. Dugout...The Greatest GameSports, Nonfiction Pitch by pitch, Richard Bradley reexamines the epic Yankees/Red Sox playoff of 1978 in The Greatest Game. Dugout...2008-03-21Free Press
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The Greatest Game

Genre: Sports, Nonfiction; Author: Jeff Labrecque; Publisher: Free Press

Pitch by pitch, Richard Bradley reexamines the epic Yankees/Red Sox playoff of 1978 in The Greatest Game.

Dugout Banter
Yankee fans improvised the now-popular tradition of standing after their pitcher gets two strikes on a batter, initially to honor ace Ron Guidry.

Final Score
Building upon vivid reporting from newspaper icons like Peter Gammons and Murray Chass, Bradley examines every possible what-if that might have led to a Red Sox triumph. A-

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