The Fan Author:Peter Abrahams Two men. — One is a baseball star with an ex-cheerleader for a wife, a girl in every big league town, and enough power in his swing to send a baseball into the stratosphere. Bobby Rayburn isn't just a ball player. He's a god. — The other has a wife who's left him, an evaporating bank balance, and soaring child support and car payments. He hates hi... more »s job and the product he pushes. But the license plate on his 325i reads "WNSOX." Gil Renard isn't just a knife salesman. He's The Fan.
But what happens when the barrier between idollator and idol collapses? What happens when Gil Renard sacrifices everything he has left to raise the Sox from their depths, and to rescue Bobby Rayburn from what threatens to be an irreversible slump? What happens when Gil Renard crosses the white line and anoints himself a player in the game?« less