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Things Happen for a Reason: The True Story of an Itinerant Life in Baseball

it was ok 2.0  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Born in 1953 in Selma, Alabama, Terry Leach first plays baseball as a Little Leaguer. In college, he stars at Auburn until an arm injury threatens his future. He recovers sufficiently to pitch sidearm and enter the independent leagues in Louisiana, which leads to his major league career. For every Sosa, there are a dozen major-league players such as Leach. His professional ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 14th 2000 by Frog Books
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Meril
Aug 31, 2014 Meril rated it it was ok
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I'm wondering why I picked this one up in the first place, possibly because it was recced as an example of "life of quad-A reliever" and there really aren't many memoirs of that type available (until Dirk Hayhurst's book comes out in 2010, I suppose.)

I forgot Terry Leach was a part of the 1991 Twins, which really explains the comment about relievers being fungible.
Brian Stark
Mar 14, 2008 Brian Stark rated it it was ok
Interesting if you are a Met fan.
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