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    • One Shot at Forever

    • A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season
    • By: Chris Ballard
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois playing with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hats defied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to become the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a distinction that still stands. There, sporting long hair, and warming up to "Jesus Christ Superstar", the Ironmen would play a dramatic game that would change their lives forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding.

    • By Kindle Customer on 08-02-13

    Regular price: $22.04