AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Richard M. Davidson

Contemporary Culture • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1999

McCarver's essay on why 1998 was baseball's greatest year is perfect for fanatics or even anyone mildly interested in the sport. McCarver, a 21-year veteran catcher, is now lead baseball analyst for the Fox network. Davidson's narration makes the listener feel the drama as the story of an unparalleled season unfolds. It's pretty hard to make a book full of facts and figures sound interesting, but Davidson's enthusiastic approach really makes this work special. McCarver's point that 1998 brought baseball back from the skids is, of course, bolstered by the unforgettable home run battle between Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa. To learn about this and other 1998 records, the writer and reader remind the listener about earlier greats, such as Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker, and their records. There is no question to the listener that reader Davidson has turned writer McCarver's work into a successful double play. A.L.H. © AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 00]

Book pak • Recorded Books • 1999

CS ISBN 0788734849 $51.00 • Six cassettes

Advertisement Advertisement


Book pak • Recorded Books • 1999

CS ISBN 0788734849 $51.00 • Six cassettes

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×