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    The best book of baseball poetry I've come across is Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves edited by Don Johnson. It's out of print, and every time I run across it in a used bookstore I buy a copy. It is consistently checked out of my high school classroom library, and the copies don't always find their way back!

    The old publication, Spitball, is also available in used bookstores sometimes. Wonderful articles, short stories, poetry and book reviews.

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    We don't need no steenkin books

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    • #3
      Ahhh, thank you! Baseball IS poetry.

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