Duane Decker





Duane Decker


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Bridgeport, CT, The United States
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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.

Average rating: 3.82 · 185 ratings · 36 reviews · 19 distinct works
Switch Hitter

3.50 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1953
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Good Field, No Hit (Blue So...

4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1947
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Long Ball To Left Field (Bl...

4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1958
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Rebel in Right Field

3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1961
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Third-Base Rookie

3.40 avg rating — 15 ratings
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Mister Shortstop (Blue Sox,...

4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1954
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Fast Man on a Pivot (Blue S...

3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1951
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Hit and Run (Blue Sox, Book 3)

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1949
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The Big Stretch (Blue Sox, ...

3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1950
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The Catcher from Double-A (...

3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1950
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“A no-hitter is a freaky thing,' Tweet said. 'Most of the greatest pitchers never pitched one. It's a combination of a lot of little accidents.”
Duane Decker, Switch Hitter



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