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If you love baseball you will find this 128 page book hard to put down! Ron White will guide you through 22 baseball stories filled with insights into the great game of baseball and the lessons that we can learn on success and life from it. You will smile as you enjoy quotes and stories from the game of baseball. You will explore: 1. What made Cal Ripken a living legend and the secret to modeling his life to impact your business, career and life! 2. Ruth and Gehrig, DiMaggio and Keller, Mantle and Maris how did these great players make each other better and how do you tap into this technique for your success? 3. The food item that Mike Schmidt s manager said that he would trade him for in his rookie seasons and why he is so glad he didn't! 4. The lesson to be learned from those who are the field and those who are not. 5. How Bobby Thigpen had some fun with his contract negotiations and what fun means to success. 6. How lack of attention to detail resulted in a lost game and an infielder jumping into the stands and hitting a fan on the head! 7. The lesson of the 1919 Chicago White Sox and what it means to any organization, person or life. 8. What Chuck Connors, the former actor from The Rifle Man and Brooklyn Dodger- did to get the contract he wanted and how this simple tool and ensure you get the contract you want! 9. The two different Sandy Koufax careers and what made the change. 10. Why are lefties called Southpaws and how can this contribute to you being more effective. 11. Babe Ruth, Nolan Ryan, Mickey Mantle, Tony Gwynn, Joe DiMaggio what does the men have in common and why do you need to realize you have this same quality in common ASAP! 12. The secret Willie Mays used to spice up his game and how it could turn your life success around. 13. Babe Ruth s called shot and the power of goal setting. 14. What makes the Hall Of Fame so special and why every organization should have a Hall Of Fame. 15. The difference of three ounces and how it catapulted Ernie Banks and can do the same for you. 16. The magic of opening day and how not to let this magical attitude slip away. 17. Steve Dalkowski, why you have never heard of him and why that is a shame. Don t let it happen to you! 18. Nolan Ryan's famous brawl with Robin Ventura and how Ryan planned for this day years in advance and what that means to you. 19. The life of former player and manager Johnny Oates who took time for others and a life perspective we all need to look at. 20. Christy Matthewson's reputation and the story of how an umpire once asked him if a runner was safe! 21. The damage of errors and what it means to your success. 22. The most heart-warming story of Hub Kittle and how at the age of 63 pitched in a professional baseball game! Don t miss the Strange But True Baseball Injuries at the back of the book that will have you shaking your head and smiling from ear to ear. You will also read pages and pages of quotes on baseball from hundreds of players, managers and fans that will make you think, laugh and want to get out to a baseball game right away!
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Ronald Dee "Ron' Tater Salad" White (born December 18, 1956) is an American stand up comedian and actor, best known as a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
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