Ian Eugene Ryan delivers a perfect performance of the audiobook A Magic Summer: The Amazin' Story of the 1969 New York Mets. In a stunningly delicate balance between recaps of games and interviews with players, coaches, and managers author Stanley Choen makes of the finest tributes to one of the finest seasons of baseball ever played.
In a year filled with the brilliance of the moon landing and the majestic wildness of Woodstock , the New York Mets still managed to captivate the spirit of the country. This look at the Mets season of '69 is a must-listen for any fan of the American pastime.
A Magic Summer tells of that remarkable season by chronicling the major events as viewed twenty years later. Interviews conducted twenty years after with members of the team - Seaver, Ryan, McGraw, and others - provide immediacy and, with that, fascinating updates and insights. This is a unique record and celebration of a season that Mets fans - and all baseball fans - will not soon forget.
©2009 Stanley Cohen (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
Spectacular insights. Touching, funny and enlightening. This book was an unexpected treasure, written with the passion one would expect be born from such a magical summer.
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