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    An oral history of the 2004 Red Sox's impossible playoff run

    A Sports Illustrated coffee-table book

    The Top 10 of Everything Sports

    Sport Illustrated Kids

    Another nice sports offering from Sports Illustrated for Kids

    Few little boys have a chance to realize their dream of playing professional baseball. Fewer yet ever experience the thrill of wearing their own custom fitted uniform in a major league spring training camp. "Beating About the Bushes" by author Tim Sommer allows the reader to ride the emotional wave of my eight year career starting the realization at age 12, I was the "big fish in the small pond". The 60's were the beginning and end of the age of innocence for many facets of life. Professional baseball players still played for the love of the game and not money. For a decade I was both a player and scout in professional baseball. This provided a broad overview for the playing and business side of baseball and how little control a player had over his destiny.

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