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Book details
  • Genre:SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SubGenre:Baseball / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:100
  • eBook ISBN:9781483529202

O, Gigantic Victory! + Orange Waves of Giants! Baseball Poems

The San Francisco Giants and the 2010 + 2012 World Championships

by Steve Hermanos

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Overview
Hilarious, brilliant, poignant poetry, this is a doubleheader of Steve Hermanos' O, GIGANTIC VICTORY! BASEBALL POEMS: THE 2010 CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON and ORANGE WAVES OF GIANTS! BASEBALL POEMS: THE 2012 CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON.
Description
Every serious baseball fan, especially San Francisco Giants fans, should own these two books. Hermanos' poetry is sharp, and will make fans of a lot of people who have been turned off by the boring fluff that constitutes most of American poetry. Hermanos' poems are a fresh, exciting way to enjoy baseball. Poems include: Zito’s Loot Bags These Shrunken Men One Night At Buster’s Captain Thong Panda Express Invitation To Panda The Machine: 8/31/10 Will Brooks Conrad Attend Bobby Cox’s Hall Of Fame Induction? October Odds Fearsome Facial Hair Fox “Baseball” World Series, Game 2: The Omen World Series, Game 2: Holland, Lowe, and Kirkman: Chernobyl, Texas Barry Bonds Josh Hamilton Smells Something World Series, Game 3: Bush Appears Huff Conjures The Ghosts Gigantic Pants: Madison Bumgarner (Haiku) Be Careful What You Wish For World Series, Game 5: The Sea Monster World Series, Game 5: Our Boys World Series, Game 5: Renteria, Renteria The Giants Win! The Giants Win! * * * * * * * * * * * * * Orange Waves of Giants! The Destruction: May 25, 2011 All-Time Foulest Americans The Skipper (Haiku) Matt Cain Addresses The Giants’ Hitters (Haiku) Sergio Romo (Haiku) The Beard’s Season Ends: Brian Wilson’s Alopecia (Haiku) June 13, 2012: Mrs. L. Argues Perfection June 26, 2012 Vs. Dodgers (Vin) Kenny The Melkman’s Lament Melky Armstrong San Franposey Ballpark Tour: Cooperstown Ballpark Tour: Yankee “There Used To Be A Ballpark Right Here” Stadium Ballpark Tour: The Polo Grounds Ballpark Tour: Detroit Vs. Cincinnati, Game 4: The Oracle Vs. St. Louis, Game 2: The Cheap Slide October 16, 1912: One Hundred Years Ago Today Vs. St. Louis, Game 5: Before, During, and After Barry Zito Game 7: The Deluge We’re Waiting With Chains A Lot of Ifs Comes a Taunting Panda, Panda, Panda Particles Who is Jim Leyland’s Talking To? Fielder’s Wheels World Series, Game 3: Declawed Pussycats Leyland Retreats To The Closet Champions Orange Waves Of Giants
About the author
Steve Hermanos' writing has appeared in Barbaric Yawp, Centralbooking, The Dirty Goat, Lullwater Review, The MacGuffin, The American Book Review, Mobius, The San Francisco Chronicle, and SoMa Literary Review. He is the author of the novel Strange Jazz, and of the forthcoming baseball novel, Going, Going, Gone. Hermanos has been profiled by The New York Times and other publications, has been a frequent guest on San Francisco sports radio’s Murph & Mac show, is the sports columnist for San Francisco’s Marina Times, and writes the backs of baseball cards for the Helmar Baseball Art Card Company.
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