Tales from the dugout
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2007
Duration: 5 hours 27 minutes
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 read 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.
"Some hilarious, some heartwarming, all the anecdotes will be of interest to fans. Patrick Cullen adeptly conveys the diverse personalities that have shaped the game and woven it into the national fabric, from the fiery temper of Orioles manager Earl Weaver to the good-natured personality of Ken Griffey Jr."- Library Journal