A Hot Team, A Legendary Season, and A Heart-stopping World Series : the Story of the 1975 Cincinnati RedsBook - 2009
Captures all of the passion and tension of a great championship team, focusing on the key players--Pete Rose, Ken Griffey, Sr., Johnny Bench, and manager Sparky Anderson--and examining the controversy that came with the glory.
Award-winning sports columnist Joe Posnanski hits a grand slam with The Machine—a thrilling account of the magical 1975 season of the Cincinnati Reds, baseball’s legendary “Big Red Machine,” from spring training through the final game of the ’75 World Series. Featuring a Hall of Fame lineup of baseball superstars—including Johnny Bench, George Foster, Joe Morgan, Cesar Geronimo, and “Charlie Hustle” Pete Rose himself—The Machine is a wild ride with one of the greatest baseball teams in the history of the American Pastime.
An award-winning columnist captures all of the passion and tension of a great championship team, focusing on all the key players--including Pete Rose, Ken Griffey, Sr., Johnny Bench, and manager Sparky Anderson--and not overlooking the controversy that came with the glory. 50,000 first printing.