Each Branch, Each Needle: An Anecdotal Memoir [NOOK Book]

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Harvey Dorfman rose from a childhood sickbed to his place of world renown in the field of sport psychology. A goalie on a national co-champion college soccer team, the coach of a high school basketball team that won a state championship, and the recipient of four World Series rings (three with Oakland, one with Florida), he here presents his final anecdotal recollections, including those from fourteen years spent in the dugouts of three major league teams. This third and last volume of a trilogy closes in 2010. ...
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Each Branch, Each Needle: An Anecdotal Memoir

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Overview

Harvey Dorfman rose from a childhood sickbed to his place of world renown in the field of sport psychology. A goalie on a national co-champion college soccer team, the coach of a high school basketball team that won a state championship, and the recipient of four World Series rings (three with Oakland, one with Florida), he here presents his final anecdotal recollections, including those from fourteen years spent in the dugouts of three major league teams. This third and last volume of a trilogy closes in 2010. Cover Photo by Bill Gozansky —- billgozansky.com/contact.asp
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761850755
  • Publisher: Hamilton Books
  • Publication date: 4/12/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 200
  • File size: 452 KB

Meet the Author

H.A. Dorfman has worked in education and psychology as a teacher, counselor, coach, and consultant. In 1999, Dorfman became a full-time consultant in sport psychology for the Scott Boras Corporation, an agency that represents professional baseball players. With Karl Kuehl, he wrote The Mental Game of Baseball. He is the author of The Mental ABC's of Pitching, The Mental Keys to Hitting, and Coaching the Mental Game. His trilogy of anecdotal memoirs includes Persuasion of My Days and Copying it Down. Dorfman was a freelance journalist whose work appeared in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, and Los Angeles Times, among others.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. He Used to be a Monk
Chapter 2 2. Uber-Agent
Chapter 3 3. The Cage of Reality
Chapter 4 4. Words Written
Chapter 5 5. Words Spoken
Chapter 6 6. Predilections
Chapter 7 7. Et. Al.
Chapter 8 8. Wannabees
Chapter 9 9. When My Wits Went Wandering
Chapter 10 10. North of the Border
Chapter 11 11. The Dreaded Thing
Chapter 12 12. Illusions of Grandeur
Chapter 13 13. For Want of Courage
Chapter 14 14. The Art of Selfishness
Chapter 15 15. Funnyball
Chapter 16 16. Fish Stories
Chapter 17 17. The Weather Within
Chapter 18 18. A Special Kid
Chapter 19 19. Books, Books, Books
Chapter 20 20. If
Chapter 21 21. ...But the Melody Lingers On
Chapter 22 22. Diamond Dustings
Chapter 23 22. Odds & Ending
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