(book, with Michael Levin) "Dropping the Ball: Baseball's Troubles and How We Can and Must Solve Them". New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2007. ISBN 9781416534488
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Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
While warming up before the 5th inning of a game at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium, he accidentally killed a seagull with a thrown ball. Winfield doffed his cap in mock sorrow, and drew laughs. After the game, he was brought to the Ontario Provincial Police station on charges of cruelty to animals and was forced to post a $500 bond before being released. Quipped Yankees manager Billy Martin, "It's ...