Jocks and Socks: Inside Stories from a Major-League Locker Room

Paperback | May 24, 2002

byJim Ksicinski

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Behind baseball's clubhouse doors, there's a place where players can be themselves without worrying about the scrutiny of fans or the intrusion ofreporters. For 31 seasons Big Jim Ksicinski was the keeper of such a sanctuary at Milwaukee County Stadium. Managing the visitors' clubhouse, he served as headwaiter, valet, and confidant for hundreds of players and coaches, from Billy Martin to Cal Ripken Jr. From inspiring stories to laugh-out-loud high jinks, Jocks and Socks captures Ksicinski's unique perspective on the national pastime and its players.

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Behind baseball's clubhouse doors, there's a place where players can be themselves without worrying about the scrutiny of fans or the intrusion ofreporters. For 31 seasons Big Jim Ksicinski was the keeper of such a sanctuary at Milwaukee County Stadium. Managing the visitors' clubhouse, he served as headwaiter, valet, and confidant for...

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Baseball stories from a clubhouse insider that you'll never find on the sports pageA clubhouse is a safe haven where ballplayers can be themselves without worrying about the scrutiny of fans or the intrusion of reporters. From 1966 to 1997, author Jim Ksicinski was the keeper of such a sanctuary at Milwaukee's County Stadium, where he ...

Jim Ksicinskimanaged the visitors' clubhouse at Milwaukee County Stadium from 1966 to 1997.Tom Flahertycovered major-league baseball for more than twenty-five years with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . His writing has appeared in various publications, including The Sporting News .
Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 5.96 × 0.74 inPublished:May 24, 2002Publisher:Contemporary Books IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071395989

ISBN - 13:9780071395984

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