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Diamonds Forever: Reflections from the Field, the Dugout, and the Bleachers

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A history of baseball lore, spoken by players, owners, managers, mothers and even the mascots of the game.
Paperback, 150 pages
Published March 1st 1997 by HarperCollins Canada
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Jimmy
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Very nice collection of baseball quotes and stories. Here are some examples.

1. Willie Mays and Willie McCovey volunteer to explain English to the first Japanese player Masanori Murakami. When giants manager Herman Franks comes to the mound, Murakami bows and says, "Get lost, fatso."

2. It's the same as any other ball game you'll remember as long as you live.--Joe Garagiola

3. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.--Lou Gehrig in his farewell speech.

4. I never kne
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William Patrick Kinsella, OC, OBC was a Canadian novelist and short story writer. His work has often concerned baseball and Canada's First Nations and other Canadian issues.

William Patrick Kinsella was born to John Matthew Kinsella and Olive Kinsella in Edmonton, Alberta. Kinsella was raised until he was 10 years-old at a homestead near Darwell, Alberta, 60 km west of the city, home-schooled by hi
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