Jimmy Breslin is a Pulitzer prize-winner.
Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist of Newsday, has also written The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight and The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez, among other books. He lives in New York City.
Part sports, part politics, all New York, it tells the story of the
American metropolis changing with the help of the likes of
Marvelous Marv Throneberry and Choo Choo Coleman. -- Dermot McEvoy
* Publishers Weekly *
Breslin's well-written book remains a hilarious read. -- Jeff Diamant * Newark Star Ledger *
A magnificent account of the 1962 New York Mets; their first season in existence. * New York Sun *
Mets fans will enjoy this book, as will general history buffs. * MLB.com *