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The Baseball Whisperer : a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams / Michael Tackett.

Tackett, Michael, (author.).

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  • 13 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Butler PL - Butler 796.357 TAC (Text) 73174005031310 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 796.357 Tac (Text) 32604000204415 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg BIO EBERLY (Text) 32826014033849 Adult Biography Available -
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Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch SPORTS BASEBALL Tackett (Text) 37516002023449 AdultNF Sports Available -
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New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 796.357 TACK (Text) 39231033234192 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544387645
  • ISBN: 0544387643
  • Physical Description: xvi, 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- Changed lives -- A place to grow -- "Come out or get out" -- Where the work ethic still works -- Baseball family -- National champions -- Merl's rules -- "No bright lights" -- Opportunity -- Stepping off the field -- Keeping -- Renewal -- Blue goose -- Heading home -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.: "Traces the ... story of Merl Eberly and his Clarinda A's baseball team, which he tended over the course of five decades, transforming them from a town team to a collegiate summer league powerhouse. Along with Ozzie Smith, future manager Bud Black, and star player Von Hayes, Merl developed scores of major league players (six of which are currently playing). In the process, Merl taught them to be men, insisting on hard work, integrity, and responsibility"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Eberly, Merl.
Baseball coaches > United States > Biography.
Baseball > Iowa > Clarinda.
Genre: Biographies.

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