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em Are We Winning em is built around a trip to Wrigley Field to watch the St Louis Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs the lovable losers to most fans but the hated enemy to the Leitch men Along for the ride are both Will s father the gregarious but not exactly demonstrative Midwestern titan who despite being a die hard Cards fan and living his whole life just miles south of Chicago had never been to Wrigley Field before this game and Will s college friend a lifelong Cubs fan The Cardinals have recently fallen out of the pennant race and the Cubs as it turns out are attempting to clinch the division on this Saturday afternoon in September The pitchers are Ted Lilly for the Cubs and Joel Pineiro for the Cardinals It s just a regular game Play ball .

The book unfolds in half inning increments where Will gives one of a kind insight on the past present and future of the game from Pujols unrivaled greatness to the myth that steroids have ruined baseball Along the way he shares memories of his father and growing up in the small town of Mattoon including the year his dad coached his Little League team and nicknamed a scrawny kid Bulldog and an unlikely postgame episode involving a biker bar and em Mr Holland s Opus em And there is beer Lots and lots of beer .

em Are We Winning em is a book about the indelible bond that links fathers and sons For the Leitch men it s baseball that holds them together not that either of them would ever be so weak as to admit it No matter how far apart they are or what s going on in their lives they ll always be able to talk about baseball It s the story of being a fan a story about fathers sons and legacies And one perfect game by Will Leitch

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Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons in the New Golden Age of Baseball
Title:Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons in the New Golden Age of Baseball
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Number of Pages:304
Category:Sports, Baseball, Non fiction, Biography, Humor
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A hilarious tribute to baseball and to the fathers and sons who share the love of the game br br em Are We Winning em is built around a trip to Wrigley Field to watch the St Louis Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs the lovable losers to most fans but the hated enemy to the Leitch men Along for the ride are both Will s father the gregarious but not exactly demonstrative Midwestern titan who despite being a die hard Cards fan and living his whole life just miles south of Chicago had never been to Wrigley Field before this game and Will s college friend a lifelong Cubs fan The Cardinals have recently fallen out of the pennant race and the Cubs as it turns out are attempting to clinch the division on this Saturday afternoon in September The pitchers are Ted Lilly for the Cubs and Joel Pineiro for the Cardinals It s just a regular game Play ball br br The book unfolds in half inning increments where Will gives one of a kind insight on the past present and future of the game from Pujols unrivaled greatness to the myth that steroids have ruined baseball Along the way he shares memories of his father and growing up in the small town of Mattoon including the year his dad coached his Little League team and nicknamed a scrawny kid Bulldog and an unlikely postgame episode involving a biker bar and em Mr Holland s Opus em And there is beer Lots and lots of beer br br em Are We Winning em is a book about the indelible bond that links fathers and sons For the Leitch men it s baseball that holds them together not that either of them would ever be so weak as to admit it No matter how far apart they are or what s going on in their lives they ll always be able to talk about baseball It s the story of being a fan a story about fathers sons and legacies And one perfect game, No description available, A hilarious tribute to baseball and to the fathers and sons who share the love of the game br Are We Winning is built around a trip to Wrigley Field to watch the St Louis Cardinals play the Chicago Cubs the lovable losers to most fans but the hated enemy to the Leitch men Along for the ride are both Will s father the gregarious but not exactly demonstrative Midwestern titan who despite being a die hard Cards fan and living his whole life just miles south of Chicago had never been to Wrigley Field before this game and Will s college friend a lifelong Cubs fan The Cardinals have recently fallen out of the pennant race and the Cubs as it turns out are attempting to clinch the division on this Saturday afternoon in September The pitchers are Ted Lilly for the Cubs and Joel Pineiro for the Cardinals It s just a regular game Play ball br The book unfolds in half inning increments where Will gives one of a kind insight on the past present and future of the game from Pujols unrivaled greatness to the myth that steroids have ruined baseball Along the way he shares memories of his father and growing up in the small town of Mattoon including the year his dad coached his Little League team and nicknamed a scrawny kid Bulldog and an unlikely postgame episode involving a biker bar and Mr Holland s Opus And there is beer Lots and lots of beer br Are We Winning is a book about the indelible bond that links fathers and sons For the Leitch men it s baseball that holds them together not that either of them would ever be so weak as to admit it No matter how far apart they are or what s going on in their lives they ll always be able to talk about baseball It s the story of being a fan a story about fathers sons and legacies And one perfect game, ESPN thinks its viewers are stupid The Olympics claw at your inner sap Barbaro after all was just a horse So says Will Leitch founding editor of Deadspin com whose God Save the Fan is your new manifesto br br Arch and unrepentant Leitch is the mouthpiece for all the frustrated fans who just want their games back from big money bloated egos and blathering sportscasters Always a fan first and a journalist second Leitch considers the perfection of fantasy leagues the meaninglessness of the steroids debate and the aching permanence of loyalty to just one team He ll tell you why long before that dogfighting mess Michael Vick s undercover STD clinic name was Ron Mexico why athletes persist in publicly praising God and what the beer companies really think about you Share Leitch s dread as he spends twenty four hours watching ESPN Sit and have a beer with John Rocker and his surprising girlfriend Be inspired by Rick Ankiel s phoenixlike rise and fall br br With a voice strengthened by the success of Deadspin and its chorus of commenters Leitch has written all new material for God Save the Fan If you or a fan you love is suffering from the sense of listless dissatisfaction brought on by the leagues and networks this is your restorative tonic Packed with lists glossaries confessions and rages Leitch s manifesto sings a rallying cry for fan empowerment The games after all belong to us