THE TEAMMATES A Portrait of a Friendship

THE TEAMMATES A Portrait of a Friendship

By: Halberstam, David

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Now in paperback, the New York Times bestselling The Teammates--David Halberstam's stirring tribute to the golden age of baseball and to friendship.The Teammates is the profoundly moving story of four great baseball players who have made the passage from sports icons--when they were young and seemingly indestructible--to men dealing with the vulnerabilities of growing older. At the core of the book is the friendship of these four very different men--Boston Red Sox teammates Bobby Doerr, Dominic DiMaggio, Johnny Pesky, and Ted Williams--who remained close for more than sixty years. The book starts out in early October 2001, when Dominic DiMaggio and Johnny Pesky begin a 1,300-mile trip by car to visit their beloved friend Ted Williams, whom they know is dying. Bobby Doerr, the fourth member of this close group--"my guys," Williams used to call them--is unable to join them. Doerr is back in Oregon tending to his wife of sixty-three years, who has suffered a second stroke. Acclaimed author David Halberstam has given us a book--filled with historical details and first-hand accounts--about baseball and about something more, the richness of friendship.

Title: THE TEAMMATES A Portrait of a Friendship

Author Name: Halberstam, David

Categories: Sports - Baseball,

Publisher: Hachette Books: 2004

ISBN Number: 0786888679

ISBN Number 13: 9780786888672

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 146579

Description: 217 pages

Keywords: Baseball Dominic DiMaggio Johnny Pesky Bobby Doerr Ted Williams,