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

Tackett, Michael, author. (Author).
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  • 11 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Butler Public Library - Butler 796.357 TAC (Text) 73174005031310 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 796.357 Tac (Text) 32604000204415 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 796.357 TAC (Text) 840191002255878 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg BIO EBERLY (Text) 32826014033849 New Books Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 796.357 TACKETT (Text) 33946003141038 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 796.357 T118 (Text) 76383000442773 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 12/15/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 921 EBER (Text) 39391006758583 Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville SPORTS BASEBALL Tackett (Text) 37516002023449 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 796.357 TAC (Text) 78551000527065 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Eberly (Text) 31208912458561 non-fiction 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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