By Jack L. Hayes

the best activity on this planet! From the first actual bankruptcy to the very finish, this is often an stress-free chronicle of what went on within the clubhouse, dugout, and at the box throughout the early Fifties as obvious during the eyes of the vacationing crew batboy at any time when the Washington Senators performed at Griffith Stadium. again then, baseball was once very assorted from what it truly is at the present time. It used to be the profoundly American hobby. It used to be extra intriguing. avid gamers have been extra enjoyable and masses extra colourful, and almost all these impressive humans may provide a fan a unfastened autograph with a kindly smile. during this ebook you can find out what it was once like for a child to rub elbows with corridor of Famers and different nice stars, and to truly get onto the ballfield, working towards with, and getting enjoying counsel from, his heroes. (Imagine receiving batting classes from Ted Williams or getting tips about pitching from Satchel Paige!) you will examine stars just like the younger and a bit of shy Mickey Mantle, who hit that tape-measure domestic run out of Griffith Stadium on April 17, 1953; approximately Satchel Paige's pitching prowess and his on-and off-field antics; and get a first-hand examine the Ted Williams that few humans received to determine. and lots more and plenty extra! go back and forth to Cooperstown with the writer and his spouse, Darlene, a few 3 a long time later within the former batboy's lifestyles, for a gathering with the nationwide Baseball corridor of Fame's curator, and find out about that meeting's such a lot fantastic finishing. during this ebook you can find ratings of fascinating tales approximately unforgettable moments within the online game, and notice what the batboy observed as he mingled with mythical gamers of the Nineteen Fifties a time that could good move down because the maximum in American baseball history!

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