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The very first book about the Blue Sox baseball team - the story of determined Johnny Madigan, who longs to "stick" with a major league baseball franchise, not only for himself but for his biggest fan, his younger brother Buzz. This book addresses the age old question: is there a place in sports for the steady, hard working but not glamorous player or do management and the fans only appreciate home run hitters? In this book, the flashy player with the bad attitude is a "college boy," who even hi ...more
Duane Decker wrote a beloved series about an imaginary major league baseball team called the Blue Sox from 1947 to his death in 1964. During World War II, he served as a combat correspondent on the Leatherneck, the official Marine Corps publication. An enthusiastic baseball fan, his books have been enjoyed by thousands. He was a graduate of Colgate University.More about Duane Decker...