The 1979 Crenshaw High Cougars were arguably the most talented high school baseball team in history. But the story for many of its players, including star Darryl Strawberry, is more of promise denied than of dreams fulfilled. A look at the myth that sports is the means of salvation.


  • Michael Sokolove Author of "The Ticket Out: Darryl Strawberry and the Boys of Crenshaw”

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