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A Pirate's Journey
Years ago Hank Foiles was a major league catcher. Prior to that, he was an exceptional high school athlete who excelled in baseball, track and football.
Paperback, 246 pages
Published October 21st 2011 by Infinity Publishing (PA)
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book A Pirate's Journey in which Douglas Williams writes Hank Foiles life story as told by Hank. Hank Foiles was a major league catcher. This book tells his life story from his early days in elementary school until his later years. Hank tells so many wonderful stories about his struggles from the minor leagues to the major leagues, people he met along life's way (some good and some not-so-good), glimpses into what it was like to be born during the Great Depression and ...more
Douglas Williams is a baseball historian whose passion for the game was launched when, as a young boy, he collected bubblegum cards and autographs. His collecting continues even today. It is just one of the avenues he uses to make connections with the players and the games of long ago. His extensive assemblage of baseball artifacts includes many rare and one-of-a-kind pieces that would place on ...moreMore about J. Douglas Williams...