Tales from the Dugout: The Greatest True Baseball Stories Ever Told

By Mike Shannon
Read by Patrick Cullen

5.43 Hours 08/01/1999 unabridged
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This memorable collection of anecdotes about America’s national pastime will take you into the dugout, clubhouse, and press box with some of the game’s greatest players and storytellers. From Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to the always-quotable Casey Stengel, to modern-day stars Ken Griffey, Jr. and Larry Walker, Tales from the Dugout features more than 150 priceless stories. You’ll hear about George Steinbrenner’s revolving-door hiring policies, Tommy Lasorda’s feud with the Phillie Phanatic, Yogi Berra’s expansive strike zone, Earl Weaver’s battles with American League umpires, and Phil Rizzuto’s struggle with the English language. This intimate and entertaining collection is sure to delight fans of all generations.

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This memorable collection of anecdotes about America’s national pastime will take you into the dugout, clubhouse, and press box with some of the game’s greatest players and storytellers. From Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to the always-quotable Casey Stengel, to modern-day stars Ken Griffey, Jr. and Larry Walker, Tales from the Dugout features more than 150 priceless stories. You’ll hear about George Steinbrenner’s revolving-door hiring policies, Tommy Lasorda’s feud with the Phillie Phanatic, Yogi Berra’s expansive strike zone, Earl Weaver’s battles with American League umpires, and Phil Rizzuto’s struggle with the English language. This intimate and entertaining collection is sure to delight fans of all generations.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“If baseball from a fan’s perspective is the answer to a lazy summer day, then Tales from the Dugout is the answer to lazy days the rest of the year…This memorable collection is the perfect antidote to rainouts and winter blues.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“[Patrick Cullen] maintains the perfect breezy tone for a book of sports anecdotes.” AudioFile
“Some hilarious, some heartwarming, all the anecdotes will be of interest to fans. Patrick Cullen adeptly conveys the diverse personalities that have shaped the game and woven it into the national fabric, from the fiery temper of Orioles manager Earl Weaver to the good-natured personality of Ken Griffey, Jr.” Library Journal

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Author

Author Bio: Mike Shannon

Mike Shannon is the founder and editor of Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine and the author of sixteen baseball books, including Diamond Classics: Essays on 100 of the Best Baseball Books and Baseball: The Writer’s Game. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Runtime: 5.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English