Louis D. Rubin, Jr. on baseball (Book)

Rubin, Louis D.
September 1974
New Republic;9/7/74, Vol. 171 Issue 10, p30
Book Review
Reviews several books. "Screwball," by Tug McGraw and Joseph Durso; "Playing Around: The Million-Dollar Infield Goes to Florida," by Donald Hall, Gerald F. McCauley, Charles Morgan Jr., John A. Parrish and James T. Wooten; "The Greatest of All: The 1927 New York Yankees," by John Mosedale; "The Baseball Encyclopedia."


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