No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Life of Hardball



There Are Many In Baseball Who Will Question Whether Williams Ever Was Mr Nice Guy, For He Stepped On A Great Many Toes In His 20 Year Managerial Career Yet He Will Always Be Acknowledged As A Winner In Both Leagues With Great Teams Like The Oakland A S Of The Early 70s And Awful Ones As Well, Like The Seattle Mariners Of The Mid 80s Because, As He Notes Here, He Is A Battler And Disdains Players Who Are Not, He Feels Out Of Step With Today S Pampered, Moody, Overpaid Athletes The Outspoken Williams, Writing With Freelancer Plaschke, Even Blasts Certain Owners, Rare In A Baseball Autobiography Tom Yawkey, Charley Finley, Ray And Joan Kroc, Among Others But He Has Heroes, Too, Like Carl Yastrzemski, Reggie Jackson And Goose Gossage, His Type Of Stars.No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Life of Hardball

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  • Hardcover
  • 344 pages
  • No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Life of Hardball
  • Dick Williams
  • English
  • 16 June 2017
  • 9780151667284

10 thoughts on “No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Life of Hardball

  1. says:

    Great baseball book, covering the turbulent years in baseball from 1960 thru 1980, as told by one of the best managers of all time, Dick Williams He s definitely not afraid to name names when it comes to slackers, idiots and fools, although at this point, only a real baseball aficionado like myself even would remember most of them But it s still a great read, e...

  2. says:

    All fans of baseball should read this book It is really funny.

  3. says:

    Out of left field comes a great baseball book Purchased from a bargain bin, the book sat in a box in my basement for years I guess Dick Williams voice needed to be heard I logically segued to this book after reading Carl Yastrzemski s tepid autobiography, Baseball, the Wall and Me To my genuine surprise and joy, this book was incredibly entertaining throughout Irreverent, witty, unforgiving in its subjective honesty, it is Dick Williams completely Written in an effective, first person barstool style, yet still extremely well edited and consistently engaging The book is very often hilarious and filled with clever punchlines, one liners, and twists and turns of humorous prose If you love baseball and followed it closely during Williams long tenure as a MLB manager, you will feel as if you hear his voice and can see him in the dugout as he tells his unique story And you will finish the book with the impression t...

  4. says:

    Four stars for the history.zero stars for Williams as a person What a jerk If this wasn t an AUTObiography, I d consider it a hatchet job He makes himself look really bad He has no problem smearing everyone he disliked, which was apparently almost anyone he ever worked for or with in...

  5. says:

    Gifted by Ron Forsythe, my college professor and friend.

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