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

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

Label
The Baseball Whisperer : a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams
Title
The Baseball Whisperer
Title remainder
a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams
Statement of responsibility
Michael Tackett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tackett, Michael
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.E3
LC item number
T33 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eberly, Merl
  • Baseball coaches
  • Baseball
  • Biographies
Label
The Baseball Whisperer : a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams, Michael Tackett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn926050437
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544387645
Lccn
2015037778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)926050437
Label
The Baseball Whisperer : a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams, Michael Tackett
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn926050437
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544387645
Lccn
2015037778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)926050437

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