Willie Mays

Willie Mays

Read by: Adam Grupper
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • ISBN 9781442342392 | 
  • March 2011


James Hirsch: Off The Shelf

Authorized by Willie Mays, the definitive biography of one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

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Posted by Julianna Haubner

The 2015 baseball season is now upon us, which means hot dogs and long sunny days spent in stadiums. We were inspired to look back at the stories and players who have made baseball such an integral part of our nation’s history. From novels to...

About the Author

James S. Hirsch
Photograph by Bill O'Connell

James S. Hirsch

James S. Hirsch is former reporter for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of four nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller. Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter, which was the basis for the film of the same name starring Denzel Washington. Hirsch is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has a master’s degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, Sheryl, and their children, Amanda and Garrett. Born and raised in St. Louis, he remains a diehard Cardinal fan.