The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
ISBN10: 1576601277 ISBN13: 9781576601273 Contributors: Crawford, Michael (Editor) Publisher: Ingram Pub Services Published: May 1 2003 Pages: 100 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 8.25" Depth: 0.75" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English
The "national pastime" engages (and sometimes enrages) fans and fanatics across America and around the world. Many of The New Yorker's best cartoonists, an esteemed and talented lot, have experienced our passion for this great game. These one hundred drawings give hilarious proof of that.
An unforgettable, all-star lineup of cartoonists from A (Charles Addams) to Z (Jack Ziegler) are on deck, making this collection a grand slam In cartoons spanning eight decades, the artists have captured the emotional essence of the game--kids playing pickup and beleagured major leaguers; fans at the ballpark or glued to the TV; zealous players to zany managers; and, yes, even that necessary evil, the umpires.
The humor endures because baseball--and our relationship with it--keeps a powerful, timeless grip upon all who await those precious words: "Play ball "