Major League Dads: Baseball's Best Players Reflect on the Fathers Who Inspired Them to Love the Game - eBook
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Baseball is America's pastime and its time-honored traditions connect grandfathers to fathers and fathers to sons. In Major League Dads some of the greatest ballplayers reveal a variety of lessons their fathers taught them about baseball and life. Players include Roy Halladay, Matt Holliday, Derek Jeter, Greg Maddux, Jonathan Papelbon, Curt Schilling, and many others. Foreword written by Terry Francona.
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Vendor: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: 2012
Baseball is America's favorite pastime and one of the best ways for fathers and sons to bond. Major League Dads is an inspirational look at such connections through a collection of heartfelt essays from interviews with 150 of the top players in Major League Baseball, such as David Wright, Carlos Pena, Brad Lidge, and Derek Jeter. Through personal recollections, you can read firsthand what their dads meant to them growing up and how they coached them to success both on and off the field.
Kevin Neary has been a fan of the game his entire life. He worked with the Philadelphia Phillies for nine years. For the past twenty years he has worked for the Walt Disney Company, where he has written five books and has participated in over 500 radio, television and print interviews. He lives in Celebration, FL.
Leign A. Tobin worked for the Philadelphia Phillies for more than 20 years in PR as a writer for the club's publications and later as the Director of Media Relations. She has relationships with a great number of major league players. She lives in Philadelphia, PA.
Terry Francona is the two-time World Series champion manager for the Boston Red Sox and the fourth person in history to manage 1,000 games for the Red Sox.
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