Bushers: Ballplayers Drawn from Left Field (Paperback)

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Fifty fictional legendary baseball players and their illustrated biographies. Bushers takes a whimsical look at the Deadball Era, long before free agency, luxury boxes and enormous salaries. It's a wild collection of baseball's greatest goofballs, wannabes, could've-beens and never-wases, hailing from every state in the Union--representing actual towns like Nuttsville, Virginia; Parole, Maryland, and Sweet Lips, Tennessee. Bushers tells a tale of fame squandered by wrong-way baserunning, smelly feet, narcolepsy and uncontrollable sweat. With illustrations by Ed Attanasio and text written by Attanasio and Eric Gouldsberry, this graphic novel takes a funny look at baseball's early years through the eyes of two passionate lifelong fans.

About the Author


Ed Attanasio owns Trusted Advertising and is a baseball historian who has interviewed more than 100 former baseball players for the Oral History Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research. He lives in San Francisco, California. Eric Gouldsberry is an award-winning graphic designer and owner of Eric Gouldsberry Art Direction (EGAD). He lives in San Jose, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786479009
ISBN-10: 0786479000
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2013
Pages: 123
Language: English