This memorable collection of anecdotes about America’s national pastime will take you into the dugout, clubhouse, and press box with some of the game’s greatest players and storytellers. From Hall-of-Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays to the always-quotable Casey Stengel to modern-day stars Ken Griffey Jr. and Larry Walker, Tales from the Dugout features more than 150 priceless stories. You’ll read about George Steinbrenner’s revolving-door hiring policies, Tommy Lasorda’s feud with the Phillie Phanatic, Yogi Berra’s expansive strike zone, Earl Weaver’s battles with American League umpires, and Phil Rizzuto’s battles with the English language. This intimate and entertaining collection is sure to delight fans of all generations.
Mike Shannon is the editor of "Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine" and the author of five baseball books.