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Astroball : the new way to win it all / Ben Reiter.

Reiter, Ben (author.).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 796.357 REI (Text) 36626103985420 2nd Floor New Adult In process -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 796.357 REIT (Text) 39231033473915 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room In process -

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  • ISBN: 9780525576648
  • ISBN: 0525576649
  • Physical Description: xviii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, [2018]

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When Sports Illustrated declared on the cover of a June 2014 issue that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in 2017, people thought Ben Reiter, the article’s author, was crazy. The Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century, but they were more than just bad. They were an embarrassment, a club that didn’t even appear to be trying to win. The cover story, combined with the specificity of Reiter’s claim, met instant and nearly universal derision. But three years later, the critics were proved improbably, astonishingly wrong. How had Reiter predicted it so accurately? And, more important, how had the Astros pulled off the impossible?
Subject: Houston Astros (Baseball team)
World Series (Baseball) (2017)

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