The most detailed history of the American pastime you will ever read! If you thought baseball was created by Abner Doubleday or that it originated in the Unites States then you need to read this book to get your facts straight. It is written so well that it reads less like a history book and more like a story. The author goes out of his way to pay homage to Stan “The Man” Musial numerous times throughout the book. If you love baseball this is a MUST READ.