Superstar ballplayers Josh Hamilton, David Wright, C. C. Sabathia, and others talk candidly about their fathers and our national pastime.
Baseball Dads is a heartwarming collection of notable major-league players’ favorite baseball-related memories about how their relationships with their fathers shaped them, not only as players, but as the men they are today. From superstars like David Wright, Josh Hamilton, C. C. Sabathia, Adrian Gonzalez, Chipper Jones, and Kevin Youkilis, to journeyman big leaguers like Adam LaRoche, J. D. Drew, Shelley Duncan, Barry Zito, and Jeff Francoeur, this inspiring book reveals, through its 15 vivid profiles, the profound impact fathers can have on the lives of their children on and off the diamond.
An ideal Father’s Day gift, Baseball Dads offers a rare, intimate glimpse into the private lives of some of the game’s best players.
A love of America's national pastime has long been a joy passed from fathers to sons. In Baseball Dads: The Game's Greatest Players Reflect on Their Father and the Game They Love, Wayne Stewart explores the complex relationships between several generations of baseball stars. Jason Griffith conveys these tale of joy, jealousy, and sports with conviction, heart, and warmth. Griffith's performance demonstrates how an audiobook can convey the deep emotional truths between a father and son as well as the excitement of a day at the ballpark.
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Very well written and entertaining book.
- Dr. Ron