Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball Fanatic

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Milano, Alyssa
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Paperback / softback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball Fanatic, Alyssa Milano, Alyssa Milano is in love; she has been for some time. But the object of her affection isn't the subject of tabloid gossip or an actor; in fact, it isn't even a guy. It's a game, a game of nine innings that uses a ball made of leather and cork. A game called baseball. "Now in Safe at Home," Alyssa Milano, the mind behind the bestselling sports-clothing line Touch, tells the story about her lifelong obsession with baseball, revealing what the game has meant to her and why everyone should take a chance on nine innings. Like it does for so many of us, Alyssa's baseball story begins with a father. A native Brooklynite who scorned the Dodgers for abandoning the city he loved, her father was reunited with the team when he and his young daughter moved out west for a fledging TV show called "Who's the Boss." It was then that Alyssa learned one of the fundamental truths of the game: No matter where you are, no matter how old you are, baseball connects you to your past. As it turned out, the Dodgers were just the beginning. More than simply a book about the Dodgers, "Safe at Home" offers a view from the bleachers unlike any other, as Alyssa gives a fan's perspective on the heart-ache, headache, and joy that make every baseball season worth following. From arguing about the importance of baseball history to appreciating the quiet months of the off-season to criticizing Major League Baseball's response to the steroid scandal, Alyssa intertwines her thoughts about the game with stories from her life, bringing an intelligent, wry, and entertaining female voice to the world of baseball writing. Throughout all the shifts in Alyssa's life--the madness of growing up a child star, having to navigate life's most awkward phases in front of the cameras--baseball has been her one constant, a distraction that was always welcome. Whether you're already a fan or you need some convincing, "Safe at Home" makes a compelling case for why baseball is and always will be America's game. The end result is a unique and unexpected book that is equal parts memoir, manifesto, and love letter to our national pastime. Bookseller Inventory # B9780061625114

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Milano, Alyssa
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 202 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Safe at Home, Alyssa Milano--actress, blogger, and the mind behind the bestselling Touch sports-clothing line--tells the story about her lifelong obsession with baseball, revealing what the game has meant to her and why everyone should take a chance on nine innings. Her baseball story begins in Brooklyn, New York, where her father scorned the Dodgers for abandoning his beloved city. When he and his young daughter later moved out west for a fledgling TV show called Who s the Boss?, Alyssa learned one of the fundamental truths of the game: No matter where you are, no matter how old you are, baseball connects you to your past.From arguing about the importance of baseball history to criticizing Major League Baseball s response to the steroid scandal, Alyssa brings an intelligent, wry, and entertaining female voice to the world of baseball writing. The end result is a unique and unexpected book that is equal parts memoir, manifesto, and love letter to America s game. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780061625114

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 202 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Safe at Home, Alyssa Milano--actress, blogger, and the mind behind the bestselling Touch sports-clothing line--tells the story about her lifelong obsession with baseball, revealing what the game has meant to her and why everyone should take a chance on nine innings. Her baseball story begins in Brooklyn, New York, where her father scorned the Dodgers for abandoning his beloved city. When he and his young daughter later moved out west for a fledgling TV show called Who s the Boss?, Alyssa learned one of the fundamental truths of the game: No matter where you are, no matter how old you are, baseball connects you to your past.From arguing about the importance of baseball history to criticizing Major League Baseball s response to the steroid scandal, Alyssa brings an intelligent, wry, and entertaining female voice to the world of baseball writing. The end result is a unique and unexpected book that is equal parts memoir, manifesto, and love letter to America s game. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780061625114

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