Baseball Dads

The Game's Greatest Players Reflect on Their Fathers and the Game They Love

About The Book

Some of the game’s greats share memories of the love and support that helped them make it to the top.

Baseball Dads is a heartwarming collection of notable major league ballplayers’ favorite baseball-related memories with their fathers and how their relationships shaped them, not only as players, but as the men they are today. From superstars like Josh Hamilton, Chipper Jones, and CC Sabathia to journeyman big leaguers like Adam LaRoche, J. D. Drew, and Jeff Francoeur, this inspiring book reveals, through its fifteen vivid profiles, the profound impact fathers can have on the lives of their children on and off the diamond. An ideal Father’s Day gift, Baseball Dads offers a rare, intimate glimpse into the private lives of some of the game’s best players.

Contributors include:

Joba Chamberlain
Adrian Gonzalez
Josh Hamilton
Shelley Duncan
Steve Garvey
Chris Perez
Luis Gonzalez
CC Sabathia
Michael Brantley
Adam LaRoche
Chipper Jones
Jeff Francoeur
J. D. Drew
Barry Zito
John McDonald

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.

Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

About The Author

Wayne Stewart has been a professional sportswriter for more than thirty-five years and has authored thirty books, including Name that Ballplayer, You’ re the Umpire, and The Little Giant Book of Basketball Facts.

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