Cincinnati and the Big Red Machine (Paperback)
|Author: Robert Harris Walker|
..". this is the history of a surprisingly fascinating symbiosis, ofas much interest to social historians as to baseball fans." -- PublishersWeekly
..". a sound account of a baseball team''s place in thelife of a community... effectively focused on the most exciting era of a club thathas meant so much to so many people." -- Greensboro (NC) News &Record
"Any baseball buff will enjoy this entertaining lookat the hey-day of the Big Red Machine." -- Monterey (CA)Herald
In interviews with players, including Bench, Rose, Concepcion, Perez, manager Sparky Anderson, journalists, owners, and civic leaders, Walker reveals what it is that defines the Reds, and what Cincinnati as a cityrepresents.