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Author Mike Shannon takes you behind the scenes into the ballpark, the clubhouse, and the minor leagues in this memorable collection of anecdotes about America's pastime from some of the greatest players and storytellers.

From legendary Hall-of-Famers Ralph Kiner and Bob Gibson to modern-day stars Mo Vaughn and David Wells, Tales from the Ballpark contains more than 125 priceless stories.

Learn about Roberto Clemente's chiropractic skills, a now-famous nun in Cleveland who bakes thousands of cookies for the Indians every year, the dangers of pitching batting practice to Gaylord Perry, and Billy Martin's tacit protest against the American League's subjective rating system for umpires.

This entertaining and personal collection will delight fans for many years to come.

©1999 Mike Shannon (P)1999 Blackstone Audiobooks

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