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Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro
Eliza Shapiro

Michael Shapiro is the author of Bottom of the Ninth and The Last Good Season: Brooklyn, the Dodgers, and Their Final Pennant Race Together. A professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, he is the author of five previous books, and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Esquire, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.



<a href="">Michael Shapiro discusses his book, Bottom of the Ninth</a>

Michael Shapiro discusses his book, Bottom of the Ninth

Michael Shapiro discusses Branch Rickey, Casey Stengel, and the Daring Scheme to Save Baseball from Itself in his book, Bottom of the Ninth.

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Bottom of the Ninth
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Bottom of the Ninth

Michael Shapiro
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

"A fascinating look at an almost forgotten era . . . One of the best baseball books of recent seasons." —Cleveland Plain Dealer

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