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My Bat Boy Days: Lessons I Learned from the Boys of Summer

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On the evening of March 28, 1956, Steve Garvey's father, a Greyhound bus driver in the Tampa Bay area, asked his young son if he'd like to accompany him as he drove the Brooklyn Dodgers to a spring-training game with the New York Yankees. For Garvey, a baseball card collector and an aspiring Little Leaguer, the opportunity stretched beyond his wildest imagination and marke...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published March 25th 2008 by Scribner
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Matt
Jul 29, 2008 Matt rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Baseball Fans
Garvey was my first sports hero as a kid (I'll never forget his gamewinning homerun off of Lee Smith in the 84 playoffs!). And the book is about the 50s Brooklyn Dodgers. A truly great team! So these facts alone give it 3 stars. It's pretty basic, and Garvey's moralizing is empty and lame, but there are interesting stories and facts in it. An easy and fun read, if you are a baseball fan.
Oldbluebus
Enjoyable, quick read; recommended for middle-school-aged baseball fans.
Bfeyen
A fun book to read for those of us baseball fans 50 years old and older.
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