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  • The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds
  • Joe Posnanski
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  • 10 October 2020
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The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds characters Ú 8 Read × eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joe Posnanski Award winning sports columnist Joe Posnanski hits a grand slam with The Machinea thrilling account of the magical 1975 season of the Cincinnati Reds baseballs legendary Big Red Machine from spring training through the final game of the 75 World Series Featuring a Hall of Fame lineup of baseball superstarsincluding Johnny Bench George Foster Joe Morgan Cesar Geronimo and Charlie Hustle Pete Rose himself The Machine is a wild ride with one of the greatest baseball teams in the history of the American Pastime Knew this team well in the 70scouldn t help hate but admire them at same time Luved the personal insight into a lot of the individual players I only knew of prior based on their statistics As a Phillies Dodgers fan growing up this team always got in the way of my teams advancingIncredible hitting team the ONLY way you could play with them was to hit their pitching which wasn t great but good nuff Rose Morgan Bench Perez All Timers each obviously deserving HOF status Concepcion was outstanding shortstop great hitter strong fielder Foster was blossoming star in the making Geronimo had cannon of an arm in center field Griffey was secondary player who never felt appreciated claiming he sacrificed then anyone on teamThe author clearly knew his subject matter and luved how he went thru the season wmany great stories along the way Only towards the end World Series did it start getting little tedious and slow Its always been said primary difference tween great book and good book is you cannot put great book down and don t want it to endthis book I had to push at the end to finish it but overall pretty good Hoping the 76 Championship team has better book out there somewhere that I can find

review The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds

The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds

The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds characters Ú 8 Read × eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joe Posnanski Award winning sports columnist Joe Posnanski hits a grand slam with The Machinea thrilling account of the magical 1975 season of the Cincinnati Reds baseballs legendary Big Red Machine from spring training through the final game of the 75 World Series Featuring a Hall of Fame lineup of baseball superstarsincluding Johnny Bench George Foster Joe Morgan Cesar Geronimo and Charlie Hustle Pete Rose himself The Machine is a wild ride with one of the greatest baseball teams in the history of the American Pastime This is a fun uick trip down memory lane and a delight for anyone who remembers the Big Red Machine Posnanski is well ualified to tell this story He is a talented sports writer who does his homework interviewing all the main characters He places the season in the larger context of baseball and culture in 1975 He reminds us of the pressure on the Reds that season As good as they were they had never won the World Series losing in 70 and 72 and Sparky Anderson was feeling it He also spends time fleshing out each of the main characters the four stars Bench Rose Morgan and Perez as well as the other essential players Geronimo Griffey Foster and Concepcion There was a clear pecking order and as good as they all were Anderson made it clear that the stars were the stars and had complete freedom No one else did They had a magnificent season playing as well as any team could And it culminated in one of the greatest World Series ever It is an enjoyable read for any baseball fan

Read × eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joe Posnanski

The Machine: A Hot Team, a Legendary Season, and a Heart-stopping World Series: The Story of the 1975 Cincinnati Reds characters Ú 8 Read × eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF È Joe Posnanski Award winning sports columnist Joe Posnanski hits a grand slam with The Machinea thrilling account of the magical 1975 season of the Cincinnati Reds baseballs legendary Big Red Machine from spring training through the final game of the 75 World Series Featuring a Hall of Fame lineup of baseball superstarsincluding Johnny Bench George Foster Joe Morgan Cesar Geronimo and Charlie Hustle Pete Rose himself The Machine is a wild ride with one of the greatest baseball teams in the history of the American Pastime I don t know if I would agree that the 1975 Cincinnati Reds were the best team ever but their lineup was marvellous After a few pages I was expecting that the chronological style would get pretty dreary going all the way through a season that happened 35 years ago But it didn t The opposite happened and by the time I got into september I was torn between reading slower to make the book last longer and powering through because I couldn t put it down I just wish there was a 1976 version I don t know how posnanski came up with the dialogues that are in here but he is able to shed light on these old school ball players its a good book