Sox And the City : A Fan's Love Affair With the White Sox from the Heartbreak of '67 to the Wizards of Oz (Hardcover) - Roeper, Richard

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Over the last 40 years, Richard Roeper has attended White Sox games, watching as his team established a losing streak that was almost unparalleled in major league baseball history. In this account of what it was like to grow up a White Sox fan in a Cubs nation, Roeper covers the recent history of the organization, from the heartbreak of 1967 and the South-Side Hit Men to the disco demolition and the magical 2005 season when they became world champions. Encapsulating what it means to be a baseball fan, root for the same sorry team no matter what, and find vindication, this history of the White Sox is flavored with trivia; anecdotes about players, owners, and broadcasters; plus Roeper''s own humorous and personal reminiscences.

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Publisher Independent Pub Group
Mfg Part# 9781556526503
SKU 202649303
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1556526504
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Over the last 40 years, Richard Roeper has attended White Sox games, watching as his team established a losing streak that was almost unparalleled in major league baseball history. In this account of what it was like to grow up a White Sox fan in a Cubs nation, Roeper covers the recent history of the organization, from the heartbreak of 1967 and the South-Side Hit Men to the disco demolition and the magical 2005 season when they became world champions. Encapsulating what it means to be a baseball fan, root for the same sorry team no matter what, and find vindication, this history of the White Sox is flavored with trivia; anecdotes about players, owners, and broadcasters; plus Roeper’s own humorous and personal reminiscences.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Chicago Review Press
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