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Rating details. More filters. Sort order. May 13, Chris Dean rated it it was ok. At first I was very glad to see a Seaver biography since there was not one out there previously. The first half was a typical athlete biography, but as you kept reading, you realize there is a difference between fandom and idolatry as demonstrated by the author.
The use of the word "Pentecostal" to describe a pitching outing by Seaver the first time was unique.
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To continue to use it is hyperbole. The author would have you believe that Seaver should have won the Cy Young award every year and when At first I was very glad to see a Seaver biography since there was not one out there previously. The author would have you believe that Seaver should have won the Cy Young award every year and when he did not, he used phrases like "Oh, the injustice" and "robbed blind" to support and really belabored the point continuously.
Worse yet, he childishly ridicules the pitchers who were recognized, saying that Randy Jones "could not carry Seaver's dirty jockstrap" and Fernando Valenzuela a "politically correct vote" that was "not in Seaver's class. Even fellow Hall of Famers are not immune as Jim Palmer is labeled a "hypochondriac" He also noted many times that his teammates "worshipped" him, which may have been overreaching.