||When it comes to popularity, American enthusiasm for sports is right up there with mom and apple pie. From this long love affair with the games of men and boys--and, increasingly, women--has sprung a vast literature that moves across fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Now Plimpton has compiled an incredible collection of the best sports writing ever.
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||A collection of writings on sports covers everything from baseball, to snorkeling, to race car driving, and includes stories and essays by Roger Angell, Mark Twain, W.P. Kinsella, John McPhee, Ring Lardner, James Joyce, Don Delillo, and many others