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

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Traces the five-decade career of legendary coach Merl Eberly, describing his role in transforming a small town team to a collegiate summer league powerhouse and his development of numerous major league players.

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Marion Public Library 796.357 TAC (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780544387645 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0544387643 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.

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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.
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Traces the five-decade career of legendary coach Merl Eberly, describing his role in transforming a small town team to a collegiate summer league powerhouse and his development of numerous major league players.
Subject: Eberly, Merl.
Baseball coaches > United States > Biography.
Baseball > Iowa > Clarinda.
Genre: Biographies


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