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This memorable collection of anecdotes about America's national pastime will take you into the dugout, clubhouse, and press box with some of the game's greatest players and storytellers.

From Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to the always-quotable Casey Stengel to modern-day stars Ken Griffey, Jr. and Larry Walker, Tales from the Dugout features more than 150 priceless stories. You'll hear about George Steinbrenner's revolving-door hiring policies, Tommy Lasorda's feud with the Phillie Phanatic, Yogi Berra's expansive strike zone, Earl Weaver's battles with American League umpires, and Phil Rizzuto's battles with the English language. This intimate and entertaining collection is sure to delight fans of all generations.

©1997 Mike Shannon; (P)1999 Blackstone Audiobooks

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  • Angella
  • Lusby, MD, United States
  • 12-28-11

Love of actual Baseball

Would you consider the audio edition of Tales from the Dugout to be better than the print version?

No. The narrator was kinda boring. I expected a little more emotion given such a fun subject matter.

What other book might you compare Tales from the Dugout to and why?

Ken Burns' Baseball all ten innings.

What three words best describe Patrick Cullen’s voice?

Not emotional enough

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Don't know

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