Contents Introduction: Straighten It Out Part One: Baseball Like It Oughta Be 1 Tra-la-la 2 The Hub Factor 3 Diamonds in the Rough 4 Signatures 5 Ten Singles 6 The Wizard Part Two: You've Got to Have a Plan 7 Running Counts 8 Mound Masters 9 Running the Show 10 Rocking the Boat 11 The Overlords 12 Ahead of the Hounds (or: Remember the Elmers) Part Three: Minds Over Money 13 The Capital Game 14 The Great Divide 15 Fair Game 16 Rules of the Game 17 The Commish 18 Last of the Ninth (Cycles) Index
Whitey Herzog played professional baseball for ten years, scouted and coached for ten more, then managed in the major leagues for fifteen seasons. Commandeering a go-for-broke style so distinctly energizing that writers dubbed it "Whiteyball," he led his teams to six division titles, three National Leaguepennants, and one World Championship (which should have been two). He lives in St. Louis with Mary Lou, his wife of forty-five years.
"Herzog hits a home run with his baseball recollections... sheer fun to read". -- Fort Worth Star-Telegram