Duane Decker





Duane Decker

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Bridgeport, CT, The United States
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Duane Decker wrote a beloved series about an imaginary major league baseball team called the Blue Sox from 1947 to his death in 1964. During World War II, he served as a combat correspondent on the Leatherneck, the official Marine Corps publication. An enthusiastic baseball fan, his books have been enjoyed by thousands. He was a graduate of Colgate University.


Average rating: 3.51 · 88 ratings · 11 reviews · 20 distinct works · Similar authors
Rebel in Right Field
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1961
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Switch Hitter
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1953
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Good Field, No Hit (Blue So...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1947
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Fast Man on a Pivot (Blue S...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1951
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Third-Base Rookie
3.14 of 5 stars 3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings
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Mister Shortstop (Blue Sox,...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1954
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The Catcher from Double-A (...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1950
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Long Ball To Left Field (Bl...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1958
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The Big Stretch (Blue Sox, ...
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1950
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Hit and Run (Blue Sox, Book 3)
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1949
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“A no-hitter is a freaky thing,' Tweet said. 'Most of the greatest pitchers never pitched one. It's a combination of a lot of little accidents.”
Duane Decker, Switch Hitter



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