Man on Spikes
Eliot Asinof. Foreword by Marvin Miller Southern Illinois University Press, 1998 Library of Congress PS3551.S54O55 2000 | Dewey Decimal 813.54
Selected as one of baseball literature's Golden Dozen by Roger Kahn, Man on Spikes is an uncompromisingly realistic novel about a baseball player who struggles through sixteen years of personal crises and professional ordeals before finally appearing in a major league game. In a preface to this new edition, Eliot Asinof reveals the longsuffering ballplayer and friend upon which the novel is based.