The Game's Greatest Players Reflect on Their Fathers and the Game They Love
- 160 Pages
- May 1, 2012
- ISBN: 9781616085834
- Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
- Trim Size: 6in x 9in x 6.4in
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, CC 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 fifteen 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.
Wayne Stewart has been a professional sportswriter for more than thirty-five years and has authored thirty books, including Name that Ballplayer, You’ re the Umpire, and The Little Giant Book of Basketball Facts.