Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Jeter Opus a book fit for hit king
Major League Baseball OPUS and Steiner Measuring 20 inches square, weighing in at around 75 pounds and 790 pages, The Official Major League Baseball Opus Marquee Edition is a truly monumental publication. It features approximately 1,000 beautifully reproduced photographs, including many hidden jewels from MLB�s archives, accompanied by 110,000 words comprising excerpts from the memoirs of notable players and from classic literature about the sport. The Official Major League Baseball Opus also includes specially- commissioned features by leading writers such as Roger Kahn, Robert Creamer, Tim Kurkjian and Jayson Stark. (Credit: Major League Baseball OPUS)
What do you get for the Jeter fan who has everything to mark the occasion of No. 2's No. 3,000?
How about this: Orders are being taken for The Official Major League Baseball Derek Jeter Limited Marquee Edition Opus.
It's a 75-pound, 790-page, 110,000-word, 1,000-photograph well, opus, 222 copies of which will feature a 4-inch by 6-inch piece of the old Yankee Stadium outfield wall affixed to the front and hand-signed by Jeter.
Cost: $4,500. That's a mere $1.50 per hit!