Nobody ever threw a baseball better than Sandy Koufax. He will forever be known for his refusal to pitch the opening game of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur.
Forty years later, Koufax stands apart and alone, a legend who declines his own celebrity. In this book Jane Leavy dispels the mystery to discover a man more than worthy of the myth. By Jane Leavy