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The amazing Mays

Charles Einstein, author of the republished book "Willie's Time", tells of his knowledge of Willie Mays, among other things.

Originally Published: April 6, 2004
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

From the very first sentence -- "The canvas sack hung limp from its standard like the body of a Cornwellian highwayman from his roadside gibbet." -- we know that Willie's Time: Baseball's Golden Age, Charles Einstein's masterpiece, is no ordinary baseball book.

But then, Willie's Time is a "baseball book" only in the crudest sense of the term. The only biography of a baseball player to be nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Willie's Time tells the story of Willie Mays' career against the backdrop ...

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