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What did you love best about Bluegrass Baseball?
It was an engaging read. I am sure they have a better name for this genre then what I call it: nonfiction real life narrative. Another good name for it is stories about real people. I enjoyed this book because it was a well written account of real people and how they get along in this industry.
Who was your favorite character and why?
The accounts of the Hispanic players on the first ball team was classic. I felt the comradery and desperation as if I was actually there.
What about Bob Johnson’s performance did you like?
He has a smooth speaking voice, and it lent itself well to the topic at hand. That being said, I did get this for free to review. However, I would like you to consider how many audio books I must consume to be in a position to get free ones to review. In fact I am a bit of an audio book junky, and I could find no fault with this narration. I do have a tendency to listen at a speed of 2X and higher, which may make me numb to the more subtle aspects of his performance. However, for my needs he did a great job.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
The stories about the wives and girlfriends was interesting. What a rough time they face. Also, I loved how hard this life was on the players and yet they kept at it.
Any additional comments?
I used the word "comradery" above, and yet it is flagged as misspelled. I dropped it in google, and the internet seemed to think it was correctly spelled the way I have it here. If I am completely honest; I both love and hate how we write these days. It is with total confidence the systems we use will catch all the errors, and yet I am never totally sure I have a comma in the correct spot. I know the general rules, but the finer points elude me.