From left field to home plate, from the dugout to the bullpen---baseball is exposed! For the first time, here is the fascinating story of the secret game played on the field---of sneaky decoys and phantom tags, corked bats and doctored balls, stealing signs and stealing strikes. And here is life off the field---the media hogs and chow hounds, kangaroo courts and clubhouse tantrums, hot-footers and tobacco spitters. Find out what baseball players really think about the game and each other---from the boys of summer themselves!
Welcome to the secret world of major league baseball. From showboats to gamers, from brush-back artists to clubhouse pranksters---here is the behind the scenes lowdown, based on a comprehensive survey of today's players!