A hilarious celebration of the worst in baseball history:
The boneheads, cheats, jerks and losers who make the grand old game so fun.
Libraries and Internet sites are filled to groaning with
debates about who the best ballplayers of all time were, but how many times can
you argue about Mantle vs. Mays? Since baseball is a game of failure, it’s much
more fun to dive into the fray and explore baseball’s worst: who was the
lousiest pitcher of all-time? The biggest goat? The most despicable owner? The
Filip Bondy wields formidable research, advanced
sabermetrics and his considerable wit to provide this indispensable guide to
the less glorious side of our national pastime. Each chapter is filled with
rich and colorful stories of the players unfortunate enough to be chosen in
each category and is followed by a handy top-ten list, such as Most Overpaid
From a delightful survey of batters who fell below the
dreaded “Mendoza Line” to a rundown of managers who had long careers
distinguished by relentless losing to a roster of players who took steroids but
still stunk, Who’s on Worst? is a thoroughly entertaining
portrait of the personalities who deserve their place in baseball history as
much as the immortals.
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