The baseball whisperer
Michael Tackett

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The baseball whisperer

a small-town coach who shaped big league dreams

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255 pages

"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.

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"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.

The baseball whisperer

a small-town coach who shaped big league dreams

This edition was published in


Edition Description

"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.

Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
796.357092, B
Library of Congress
GV865.E3 T33 2016, GV865.E3T33 2016

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27212311M
ISBN 10
0544387643
ISBN 13
9780544387645
LC Control Number
2015037778
OCLC/WorldCat
926050437

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