Overview:Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life - Forget the steroid-addled, overpaid, and unmotivated players: America's pastime is still alive and well, and is still the heartfelt sport it's always been-in the Minor Leagues. And nowhere is this truer than in Kentucky, whose rich baseball history continues to play out in the four teams profiled in this book. Following these teams through the 2010 season-the triumphs, struggles, and big league hopes and dreams-the book tells the larger story of baseball in America's smaller venues, where the game in its purest form is still valued and warmly embraced. The story begins before the season with national-anthem singing tryouts in Lexington, then tags along with players, staffs, and fans at home, in the office, and on the field, offering a rare glimpse of the unglamorous reality of Minor League ball. From the front-office staff in Bowling Green planning kooky promotions, to a trainer grocery shopping for a team on forty dollars a day, to a new wife coming to terms with her husband's transitory lifestyle, to a father struggling to make it back to the Majors and a Cuban defector blowing everyone away with a 100-mph-plus fastball these are the people who live to make baseball happen, in all its nitty-gritty glory.Purchase the audio edition.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725650-9780803235359. It was written by the following authors: Katya Cengel. Book Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Nebraska Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2012-07-15 00:00:00. It has 272 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 336 g. File for download Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life has PDF format and is called bluegrass-baseball-a-year-in-the-minor-league-life.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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