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A Coach's Letter to His Son

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Baseball is a game steeped in tradition, played from backyards to major league stadiums, and cheered by millions of fans. But at its most intimate and fundamental level, baseball is a game grounded in fathers and sons: in playing catch in the twilight hours after supper, in sons standing before old fences swinging at their father's pitches. Creative Editions is proud to pr
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Creative Editions
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Apr 19, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kid_lit
If I had my way, I would make this required reading for every parent who puts their child/children into youth sports, and make sure every coach has read it as well...with a mandatory refresher read every few years! This beautifully illustrated and somewhat subtle "letter" reminds us all that games are meant to be played and enjoyed by the players, instructors, and parents.
Michele Davis
Aug 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Allen’s powerful words and Thompson’s photo-realistic paintings create a beautiful poignant baseball book dedicated to not only fathers and sons, but also some of the great players, like Bobby Schantz, Robin Roberts, Ted Williams and John Matlack. This book is a dedication to all the loving fathers (and mothers too) who played baseball, or simply played catch with their young children.
But once the father realizes that his son’s “…face is taut, the face of someone who is chewing food he does not
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