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  • Calico Joe

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,182
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,031

Whatever happened to Calico Joe? It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a 21-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Short but worth at least 2 credits

  • By Marjean on 04-21-12

Just OK.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-14-12

Not an exceptional book. Too much information given in the beginning. It spoils the rest of the book.