Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life

Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life

Dirk Hayhurst


outdated demons including new enemies and a season ending-- almost certainly occupation ending-- damage glance to knock Hayhurst out of baseball forever. 

remoted from his kinfolk, damaged, and branded a traitor through his teammates for writing contained in the locker room, Hayhurst reveals himself at a crossroads: should still he proceed down the spiral of melancholy and prescription drug abuse he is falling into, or search mental aid on the probability of being categorised a "head case" by way of an biased opposed to that which it can't quantify?

or perhaps Hayhurst simply must convey all of them how a lot enjoyable being a head case might be? In a loopy global of injured athletes, autograph-seeking nuns, offended wrestlers, and running shoes with a style for torture, Hayhurst discovered classes in regards to the game--and himself--that weren't in any rulebook. 

like several of Hayhurst's writing on baseball, greater Than the sport tells a narrative approximately what lies underneath the customarily gilded uniform of the pro participant within the sincere, usually hilarious, and self effacing means Hayhurst has turn into so renown for--even whereas exploring frequently avoided subject matters just like the rampancy of prescription drug abuse between significant league athletes, the stigma of melancholy between athletes, and the damning outcomes of violating the codes of the locker room. 

larger Than the sport is Hayhurst's so much compelling publication to this point and is a needs to learn if you actually desire to comprehend what their favourite participant is going via once they holiday.

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