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Sleeper Cars and Flannel Uniforms: A Lifetime of Memories from Striking Out the Babe to Teeing It Up with the President
Kick back and take a trip in time to meet some of baseball's all-time greats, with one of them as your personal guide.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Triumph Books
(first published March 2001)
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An excellent and intimate look at 1930's baseball. Auker competed against, and offers wonderful stories about, some of the luminaries of the game. Going into this book, I was a little worried Auker was going to "awww shucks" the narrative, and offer only platitudes and vague tales, but I had that fear dispelled immediately with his clear-eyed and damning take of Leo Durocher and the mystery of Babe Ruth's missing $100 bills! Well worth the reading for fans who want a look behind the scenes of ol ...more
Dec 04, 2009 Ken rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: all baseball fans
Recommended to Ken by: Jim McGuire
This book had a little bit of everything from the golden age of baseball. The stories were funny, pointed, and honest. A very good book for any fan of the game.