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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

3.87 of 5 stars 3.87  ·  rating details  ·  39 ratings  ·  4 reviews
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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Mike
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
John
An interesting book of anecdotes from baseballs earlier days. It had some funny stories about the famous players from the 30s. If you enjoy baseball history it is definitely one to add to your list.
Ken
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.
Peter
Top 10 baseball books I've ever read, maybe top 5. Funny, touching, simple first hand account of the first 90 years of Elden Auker.
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