The Most Wonderful Week of the Year

The Most Wonderful Week of the Year

by Roy Berger

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The Most Wonderful Week of the Year by Roy Berger

Roy Berger never lost his desire to be a professional baseball player. Sadly, his baseball dream was cut short by a lack of talent and a high school coach without the foresight to see the potential Berger had, relegating him to the bench. After years of playing catch with his sons or first base in the beer leagues, he thought his days of competing at a higher level were long gone. That is, until the ripe age of fifty-seven, when his dreams became a reality at fantasy baseball camp.
For those with the energy and the resources, fantasy baseball camp affords players an incredible opportunity: the chance to play baseball just like a major leaguer. Through Roy's experience, we go inside some of baseball's most hallowed halls and sacred spaces as he suits up, trains, and plays in the same spots where greats like Roberto Clemente, Al Kaline, and Derek Jeter have, culminating with playing at the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, beautiful PNC Park. So take a trip around the bases for four weeks over four years, as Berger becomes a Pittsburgh Pirate, Detroit Tiger, and a New York Yankee. He proves that anyone blessed with good health and the ability to write a check can do it, too.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148149293
Publisher: BookLogix
Publication date: 01/23/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Roy Berger is President and CEO of MedjetAssist, an air-medical transport membership company, based in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to joining Medjet in 1998, Berger was in the pari-mutuel racing industry managing racetracks across the country, a career that ultimately spanned thirty-five years. Roy and his wife Andi live in Mountain Brook, Alabama.
While Andi was born in Detroit, she has no Detroit allegiance. In fact she prides herself a Pinstriper. They have two grown sons, Jason and Scott, whose careers have them living in Los Angeles and have distastefully become Dodgers fans. The house is ruled by Ibis, who halfway through the 2013 baseball season, thought it was pretty cool to be a Pirate and not just a chow/retriever mix.

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