Book Reviews of Umpire Strikes Back

Umpire Strikes Back
Umpire Strikes Back
Author: Ron Luciano, David Fisher
ISBN-13: 9780553230840
ISBN-10: 0553230840
Publication Date: 4/1983
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

2.8 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
A thoroughly enjoyable book, due mainly to Luciano's humor. Like a good Scrubs episode, he'll drop a tidbit in passing and then reference it humorously several chapters later. His baseball stories are very interesting, like the time he swapped jobs briefly with third baseman Buddy Bell during a spring training game. If you love baseball and have a sense of humor, you won't regret reading this book.
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For those who want to read about the life of an unpire.
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This is a great book about umpiring. A lot of it is irreverent, but that is Luciano -- respectful, but humorous. The book is easy to read and broken into sections that make for easy reading a couple pages at a time (ahem, for reading in the family "library"). There is a lot more here than just umpiring. You get the inside scoop on players, managers and some owners. Interesting reading that is a little off the beaten path.
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A quick, fun read. Stories about Rod Carew stealing home twice in one inning, Earl Weaver stealing 2nd base and taking it back to the dugout. When baseball was a fun game instead of high paid divas.