Clearing the Bases

Clearing the Bases

Nine Who Did It With Grit and Class

Book - 2010
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In Clearing the Bases, Budig selects nine from a wide array of individuals and offers candid biographical sketches of these compelling characters. He knows them well. The book focuses on Cal Ripken, Bobby Brown, George Brett, Joe Torre, Bob Feller, Mike Ilitch, Marty Springstead, Bill Madden, and Frank Robinson. Former National League president Len Coleman writes a foreword that sheds new light on the legacy of Jackie and Rachel Robinson.
Publisher: Champaign, IL : News-Gazette, Inc., c2010.
ISBN: 9780979842092
0979842093
Branch Call Number: 796.35764 BUD
Characteristics: xxvii, 115 p. : ill., ports., photos. ; 19 cm.

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Jun 12, 2014

Liked how each aspect of baseball was covered: player, star, manager, umpire, commissioner, sportswriter... all for the love of the game. A little clinical, but worth a read.

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