The Global Baseball Classroom

The Global Baseball Classroom

by Brent Loehr

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Overview

Few individuals share Brent Loehr's fascinating and diverse perspective on baseball, which includes years as a catcher in competitive leagues, extensive coaching and clinical instruction, study of Canadian baseball fandom, and as an official international ambassador for Major League Baseball.

Brent's unique background enliven and inform the essays in GLOBAL BASEBALL CLASSROOM - from his time leading a baseball clinic for the Inuit, to rubbing elbows with self-exiled wild man Bill Lee, to an encounter with a one-armed pitcher who had never heard of Jim Abbott.

Travel to such faraway places as Germany, Sweden, and Uganda and taste the true international flavor of America's greatest game, and the lessons we can learn from the inspiring stories of others.

Brent also writes extensively about the Canadian baseball culture, where the short season is more than made up for by devoted and passionate fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938545627
Publisher: Summer Game Books
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Brent Loehr played baseball competitively in college and has coached at all levels. His job as International Envoy for Major League Baseball took him all over the world, from his home base in Canada, to Germany, Eastern Europe, and Africa. These travels and cultural exchanges are the basis of Brent's writing. Brent resides in Saskatchewan with his wife and daughter.

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