Painting the Corners Again
Off-Center Baseball Fiction
Painting the Corners Again is Bob Weintraub’s second marvelous collection of baseball stories. It goes directly to the core of what America’s pastime does for us when we watch it being played on the field. Weintraub shows us that baseball has its heroes and its villains, and that they can reach into a person’s life and remain a part of us for the rest of our days.
Told from varying perspectives, Painting the Corners Again offers the personal experiences of the baseball player, manager, general manager, coach, scout, owner, writer, broadcaster, and fan. Each story strives for its own sense of authenticity and is full of characters that we recognize and want to spend time with.
In this collection, the author digs beyond the statistics and numbers that sometimes dominate our view of a sport and gets to the true humanity of baseball.