Lineup For Yesterday

Ogden Nash's famous poetry collection celebrates the greatest players in baseball history.

$15.00

Diamonds Are A Man's Best Friend

An ode to major league legends, Ogden Nash's famous poetry collection (originally published in 1949 by Sport magazine) celebrates the greatest baseball players of the 19th and early 20th century with newfound energy through illustrations by C. F. Payne.

With his signature wordplay and brevity, Nash muses about 24 captivating characters in individual four-line poems. Each poem is accompanied by colorful biographical notes written by Nash's daughter, Linell Nash Smith. A masterful mix of poetry and pictures, each athletic spread brings bygone players to life in this updated classic for a new generation of devoted fans. Printed in Italy.

Made from
100% recycled paper label stock
Measurements
56 pages; 11" L x 9.75" W
Item ID
20909

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4.8

(based on 64 reviews)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well written (44)
  • Deserves multiple readings (34)
  • Informative (32)
  • Easy to understand (28)
  • Broad appeal (16)

Cons

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  • Gift (55)
  • Older readers (22)
  • Younger readers (14)
  • Reference (10)
  • Travel reading (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Bookworm (22), Casual reader (20), Everyday reader (17)
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    • Yes (43)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Husband (17), Father (12), Other (12), Child (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (25), Birthday (12), Father’s day (4), Other (4)

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5.0

Ogden Nash Always Says A Lot With Few Words.

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from Overland Park, Kansas

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

    For Quick Entertainment And Contemplation.

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    • No
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    5.0

    He loved it!

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    from Portland, Oregon

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    • Easy To Read
    • Informative
    • Well Written

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      • Gift

      Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

      He truly enjoyed this book. One that you put down and pick up. Great as a coffee table book or in his office.

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      • Father's Day

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      5.0

      Father's Day Gift

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      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Informative
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        Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

        My Dad is a huge baseball and general sports fan. This was such a unique find and he loved it.

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        • Father
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        • Father's Day

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        4.0

        Cute

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          Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

          Cute and informative

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          • Yes
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          • Grandparent
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          • Birthday

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          5.0

          BASEBALL HISTORY AT IT'S BEST

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          from Michigan

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          Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

          Great illustrations and very clever writing.

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          • Yes
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          • Child
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          • Christmas or Hanukkah

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          4.0

          Nice gift for baseball fans

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          from South lake, TX

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          Pros

          • Easy To Understand
          • Entertaining
          • Informative
          • Well Written

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            • Baseball fan
            • Gift
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            Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

            Gave it as a gift. My husband enjoyed the stories and said it was well written.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Was delivered promptly and in good condition.

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            • Yes
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            • Husband
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            5.0

            Great Book

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            from Southport, NC

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            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Understand
            • Great illustrations
            • Well Written

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              • Gift

              Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

              This is a wonderful book. Illustrations are very well done. Written text is informative and well done - just the right length.

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              • Yes
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              • Husband
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              4.0

              Nice gift idea

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              from Wi

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              • Broad Appeal

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                • Gift

                Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

                Good gift for baseball fans.

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                • Yes
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                • Husband
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                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                5.0

                Great Gift!

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                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Easy To Understand
                • Informative
                • Relevant
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                  • Gift

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

                  This is a perfect gift for the baseball fan and happens to have been published in his birth year. Two reasons to really like it!

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                  • Yes
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                  • Other
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                  • Birthday

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                  5.0

                  Fans of legendary baseball

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                  from Circle Pines, mn

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                  • Deserves Multiple Readings
                  • Easy To Understand
                  • Informative
                  • Well Written

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                    • Gift
                    • Older Readers
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                    Comments about UncommonGoods Lineup For Yesterday:

                    This book was delivered in a timely manner and arrived before my husband's birthday. He loves legendary baseball and is a big collector of baseball memorabilia. I usually avoid trying to find something in this category because he knows the value of most items, and I don't. This book is like a coffee table book and fit the bill perfectly. He loves this book and enjoys sharing it with friends.

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                    • Husband
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