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Excerpt from The Greatest Show on Dirt

August 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Excerpt from The Greatest Show on Dirt · Baseball, The Greatest Show on Dirt

In honor of all the rain causing havoc at various ballparks today, here is a chapter from my novel The Greatest Show on Dirt about rain and tarp pulls, every minor league employee’s favorite exercise. By ten o’clock our last lingering co-worker was Shannon, who had hooked up with one of Burt’s business school buddies. […]

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Special offer on ebook version of Dirt

July 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Special offer on ebook version of Dirt · Reviews, The Greatest Show on Dirt

The run of strong reviews continues for The Greatest Show on Dirt with a flattering take by Ben Hill on MiLB.com last week. Ben covers the minor leagues extensively and has spent quite a bit of time visiting ballparks all over the country, so I’m flattered he enjoyed the book so well. Here’s some of […]

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Orioles “diss” their $2 million man

September 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Baseball, Blog

The most decorated player to come out of the 2006 draft went 10th overall, to the Giants. San Francisco, looking to rebuild after its first losing season in nearly a decade, signed righthander Tim Lincecum to a $2,025,000 deal and he shot through the system, reaching the big leagues less than a year later. “The […]

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