*”Maraniss does an extraordinary job of recording thismemorable life in black-and-white photographs and fluid, compelling writing that is bothbiography and de facto history of gay rights and the depredations of homophobia.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A compelling narrative . . . This is a meticulously researched history of the ways queer culture in the ’70s intersected with baseball, Blackness, and larger culture wars, with one man at their center.” —Kirkus Reviews
A School & Library Best Teen Nonfiction of 2021
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2021
Esquire’s Top 100 Baseball Books Ever Written
YALSA Top 10 Best Audiobooks of 2022
ALA Rainbow List Selection for 2022
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