Baseball is "a canvas against and through which we experience and live our lives". And it is a game that for many holds an esteemed type of reverence once reserved for gods and great warriors and mighty kings. Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul: Inspirational Stories of Baseball, Big-League Dreams, and The Game of Life is an adoring collection of heartfelt stories that look at human character through the lens of the great American pastime.
Narrated with thoughtful perspective by Pat Young, these diverse diamond tales are told, often under the warm film of nostalgia, by former players, sports journalists, and unabashed fans still bewitched by this most magical game.
"Play Ball!" These words resonate with special meaning in the minds of anyone who has ever enjoyed a game of baseball. Every fan will be amused and touched by stories of sportsmanship and victory gathered from the clay diamonds of America.
A tribute to America's favorite past time, Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan's Soul is written by people at every level of competition, from World Series champions to tee-ball moms. Their inspiring stories highlight the best of baseball, the importance of sportsmanship and a love of the game. Whether these stories take place on the field of a local YMCA or under the bright lights of a major league ballpark, the focus is the same: The Love of the Game.