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Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound With a Minor League Misfit

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Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound with a Minor League Misfit

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
72485
publisher:
Viking
genre:
Nonfiction, Memoir

We gave it a B

The Game Plan: Matt McCarthy, an Ivy League southpaw, exposes the major-league pressures and personalities of ?minor-league baseball in Provo, Utah in Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound With a Minor League Misfit.
Dugout Gossip: The team’s manager caressed a sex-shop phallus in the clubhouse to bring the team good luck.
The Payoff Pitch: Though some of McCarthy’s facts have been challenged by journalists, as well as his manager and teammates, his version of events captures the monotonous grind of bush baseball. B

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