A Look At The Longest Season In Pro Sports

Jul 14, 2015

For baseball players who didn't make tonight's All-Star Game, this is a short break from a very long season.  In fact, at 162 games, this is the sports world's longest season.  Add in the work a player does in the offseason and the preseason and things get even more intense.  

Sports writer Barry Svrluga gives us a glimpse of what life is like for players and their families during baseball’s 162 game season.

Washington Post sports reporter and author Barry Svrluga writes about Major League Baseball's endless season from several different viewpoints--players, their wives and team management-- in his new book The Grind.