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Baseball fathers, baseball sons

Dick Wimmer

Baseball fathers, baseball sons

by Dick Wimmer

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Fathers and sons -- United States -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDick Wimmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 W68 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2404249M
      ISBN 100688076343
      LC Control Number87034880
      OCLC/WorldCa17301072

        The Heart of Sports: Fathers and Sons and Baseball Whether in the pros or in little league, the father-son bond is baseball personified. Ap .   The book's title comes from the nightly phone calls father and son shared discussing their fantasy baseball teams (and nothing else). Cook's prose has the perfect conversational style for combining baseball's childlike dreams and grown-up realities into a satisfying : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

        Big Deals Third Base for Life: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Full Read Best Seller.   A book about fathers is one that their sons will want to read, too. “The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families,” by Kevin Cook No sport lends itself to as many father-son.

      Like all great sports books, Brad Balukjian’s The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife, out now, isn’t about sports. It’s about what happens when a baseball player steps away from the game and into a strange, new world that’s normal to nearly everyone else. Also: fathers and sons. Balukjian, a biologist and freelance writer whose work has appeared in Slate. Father's Day Baseball Gifts Father and Son Gifts, Baseball Wall Decor, Dad Gifts from Kids, Sports Office Decor, Sports Art for Men, Father's Love, Fathers Day Gifts for Dad Sports Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data.


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Baseball Fathers and Sons is Jim LeBuffe's first book about baseball. Two more will soon follow: Big League Brothers, highlighting more than 50 pairs and trios of brothers who have played in the Major Leagues, and, Parallel Hitters (working title), Absey and Company, Spring, Texas, which will bring to life dozens of Major League pairs of hitters with startlingly similar hitting : Jim LeBuffe.

That's what this book is about: the way fathers and sons talk baseball as a way of talking about everything―courage, fear, fun, family, morality, mortality, and how it's not whether you win or lose that counts, it's how you share the game/5(14).

"Fathers, Sons, and the Holy Ghosts of Baseball" is a well-executed story of boys, old men, and the power of the game to shape community and individual lives. Iowa native Tommy Murray has penned a solid novel set Baseball fathers small-town Iowa in /5(22).

This elegant volume collects Donald Hall's prose about sports, concentrating on baseball but extending to basketball, baseball sons book and Ping-Pong.

The essays are a wonderful mixture of reminiscence and observation, of baseball and of fathers and sons, of how a game binds people together and bridges s: 5. While the book does focus on the holy trinity of s life in small town Iowa; baseball, farming, and religion, it also deals with the grainy undercurrents of topics like From the peach, raspberry sky on the cover to the eloquent descriptions of Iowa, baseball, and small-town life.4/5.

Its Miracle is the scrubbing away of cynicism to reveal the fresh-faced child within who is ready to believe, eager to believe, who does believe. Fathers, Sons, & Holy Ghosts: Baseball as a Spiritual Experience is an examination in memoir form of how baseball nourishes the spiritual side of /5(16).

“The Dad Report is a book both about baseball families and for baseball families. But most of all, it is perhaps the best book ever on how baseball creates family.

A great piece of sports literature.” - Allen Barra, author of Yogi Berra: The Eternal Yankee “The part baseball plays in the bonds between fathers and sons has enduring appeal/5(14). It is a touching story of a father's devotion to his son and his determination to make his son's dream of playing in a baseball tournament at Cooperstown Dreams Park come true.

Berkowitz does this by gathering together a group of boys from his son's Jewish Day School and turning them into a baseball /5(12). That's what this book is about: the way fathers and sons talk baseball as a way of talking about everything—courage, fear, fun, family, morality, mortality, and how it's not whether you win or lose that counts, it's how you share the   In Fathers Playing Catch with Sons, however, Hall includes only two brief poems: “The Baseball Players” and “Couplet.” The majority of the book is comprised of memoir-like essays of not only Hall’s thoughts on sport, but also his personal accomplishments and travails as an “athlete.”Author: Jesse Morse.

11 rows  Sammy Hairston had one other son that also played Major League baseball giving Jerry. Fathers, Sons, & Holy Ghosts book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. No other sport, and indeed few other activities evoke a /5. The father-son duo will continue to upgrade the app, adding in a player vs.

player mode on May 4 that Jared Tiefenthaler says is akin to a chess. The book is advertised as a series of short stories about fathers and sons and sports. The first passage disappoints, as it is almost a diary entry of his trip to the Pirates Spring Training back in the 70's.4/5.

That's what this book is about: the way fathers and sons talk baseball as a way of talking about everything—courage, fear, fun, family, morality, mortality, and how it's not whether you win or lose that counts, it's how you share the game.

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball and tears, the ones streaking down cheeks. Tears, the. In "Fathers, Sons, and the Holy Ghosts of Baseball," Murray follows the Holy Trinity team as it seeks an elusive state baseball title.

While the high school-aged athletes battle it out on the. Baseball Dads book. Read 83 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An irreverent black comedy about sex, drugs, murder and children's b /5.

Title: Baseball Fathers, Baseball Sons Author Name: WIMMER, Dick Categories: >>Baseball, Golf and Sports, Edition: First Edition; First Printing Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket Stock No.: Baseball Fathers and Sons (Alphabetically Listed) Every Major League Baseball Father & Son Combo.

Over two hundred father-and-son combinations have made it to the Major League level. Some big league fathers even had more than one son who made it to the show. “The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families” by Kevin Cook c, Norton, $, pages Every night, just after supper and all summer long, your father wanted to play catch.Fathers, Sons, and the Holy Ghosts of Baseball.

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