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: 3.72 · 127 ratings · 15 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Switch Hitter
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1953
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Rebel in Right Field
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1961
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Long Ball To Left Field (Bl...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1958
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Fast Man on a Pivot (Blue S...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1951
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Mister Shortstop (Blue Sox,...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1954
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The Big Stretch (Blue Sox, ...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1950
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Third-Base Rookie
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings
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Hit and Run (Blue Sox, Book 3)
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1949
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Good Field, No Hit (Blue So...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1947
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The Catcher from Double-A (...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1950
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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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