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 teamSeaver, Ryan, McGraw, and othersprovide immediacy and, with that, fascinating updates and insights. This is a unique record and celebration of a season that Mets fansand all baseball fanswill not soon forget.
Stanley Cohen is a veteran award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He has worked as an editor, writer, and reporter for newspapers, magazines, and an international news service for more than fifty years and has also taught writing, journalism, and philosophy at Hunter College. He is the author of ten books, including the acclaimed The Game They Played. He lives in Tomkins Cove, New York.