Bases To Bleachers: A Collection Of Personal Baseball Stories From The Stands And Beyond

July 5, 2019|
Bases To Bleachers: A Collection Of Personal Baseball Stories From The Stands And Beyond by Eric C. Gray
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One day during an afternoon at the ball park, author Eric Gray asked his wife, daughter, and friend to identify their favorite game that they had been to.  Little did he know, that simple question would soon take on a life of its own. As the question made its way to family members, friends, friends of friends, strangers and beyond, it gave way to a surprising collection of incredibly diverse stories and perspectives. Thus, Bases to Bleachers was born.   

Much more than your average baseball book, the many special and unique stories shared with readers here, whether they’re about watching or playing, either at the Major League level or Little League, represent a wide gamut of experiences. Some entail meeting the stars or attending famous games—and some offered are personal, intimate moments involving family connections and the importance of baseball in people’s lives.   

Unlike most baseball books, this is not a biography, or a discussion of a team, or analysis of a season. Baseball here is a setting in which both astounding feats and some of the most beautifully touching moments in peoples’ lives have happened. Whether it’s the first game, falling in love at the park, or even a beloved baseball glove that survived World War II, these stories are about more than just baseball. They reflect the joys, triumphs, and disappointments of the human condition, and often illustrate what’s truly important in life—those things we hold most dear in our hearts.   

Eric Gray is originally from Plainview, New York, and earned his Bachelor of Arts from SUNY New Paltz. In 1974, he came to San Francisco, began a thirty-nine-year career at the U.S. Department of Labor, met his future wife Lynn Rhodes, and never moved back to New York. His hobbies include rock and roll, following politics, playing and ...
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Title:Bases To Bleachers: A Collection Of Personal Baseball Stories From The Stands And BeyondFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:356 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.74 inShipping dimensions:356 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.74 inPublished:July 5, 2019Publisher:Tell Me Your StoriesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1641111798

ISBN - 13:9781641111799

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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