Cape Crusaders

Cape Crusaders

by Mike Thomas
     
 

Subtitle: Real-Life Stories About the Players, Coaches, and Volunteers, Who Make the Cape Cod Baseball League the Premier Amateur Summer Organization in America Cape Crusaders is a collection of true stories about many former, current, and future Major League Baseball players, who began their journey to the big leagues by playing ball on beautiful Cape Cod.

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Subtitle: Real-Life Stories About the Players, Coaches, and Volunteers, Who Make the Cape Cod Baseball League the Premier Amateur Summer Organization in America Cape Crusaders is a collection of true stories about many former, current, and future Major League Baseball players, who began their journey to the big leagues by playing ball on beautiful Cape Cod. Through their own words, these players reveal how they coped with spending their first summer away from home, hoping to catch that big break and make a name for themselves by playing the game they so dearly love. How did future big-league players such as Will Clark, Tim Salmon, and Terry Steinbach cope with living with a host family? How did Lance Berkman and other hot-shot college prospects fare using a wooden bat for the first time? Which soon-to-be big-leaguers were delivering groceries or washing cars as part of their summer job, set up by the league, in order to help pay rent to their hosts? These popular players shed light on the struggles and triumphs they endured while participating in the premier amateur summer baseball league in the country.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413762327
Publisher:
Publish America
Publication date:
03/21/2005
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

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