Secure your face mask, chest protector, shin guards, steel-toed shoes and protective cup supporter. You're now prepared to take a wild ride with BLUE HOMBRES, as author Phil Ross, a longtime former college & prep umpire, adeptly places you right on the ballpark grass in scene after page-turning scene.
On the exciting, informative, entertaining journey, you'll find yourself feeling like you've entered each Latino umpire's body -- from inside the mind to the tip of the toes -- whether in Mexico, Venezuela, other Caribbean Rim locales or U.S. major league stadiums. Pick your favorites - from the bright, young prospects in their early 20s to the seasoned veterans in their 50s and 60s.
Discover what makes professional baseball umpires tick, both on and off the field. For the first time in a single, breakthrough volume, learn what Latino umpires in the major and minor leagues have in common, and what sets them apart -- all tied together in unforgettable fashion by the author of ONCE A TROJAN ALWAYS A TROJAN: A True Story.
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