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One for the Record by George Plimpton

One for the Record

The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home Run Record

by George Plimpton

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Unabridged Edition
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3 Hrs.50 Min.


The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home run record, with an introduction by Tom Wolfe.

In One for the Record, George Plimpton recounts Hank Aaron's thrilling race to become the new home run champion. Amid media frenzy and death threats, Aaron sought to beat Babe Ruth's record. In 1974 he finally succeeded.

A fascinating examination of the psychology of baseball players, One for the Record gives an absorbing account of the men on the mound who had to face Aaron. But the audiobook's true genius lies in the portrait of Aaron himself and his discussions of his philosophy on hitting and the game of baseball.

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  • Published: April 2016
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: O097914
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