Prophet of the Sandlots: Journeys with a Major League Scout

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Prentice Hall Press, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 279 pages
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Named the "season's best baseball book" by the Chicago Sun-Times, critics across the country cheered this stirring account of the life of the late Tony Lucadello, the legendary scout who signed fifty future Major Leaguers including Mike Schmidt. Now available in paperback.

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I wish I had read this book back when I was a baseball fan (the strike of '94 really did me in and I haven't watched a full game in years). Still, the insights offered into the otherwise obscure world ... Read full review

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Loses a star for its abrupt and unexamined gut-punch of an ending. Read full review

Contents

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THE SIGNING OF DICK DROTT
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Mark Winegardner received a master of fine arts degree in fiction writing from George Mason University and published his first book at age twenty-six, while still in graduate school. His books have been chosen as among the best of the year by "The New York Times Book Review," "Chicago Sun-Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today," and the New York Public Library. His work has appeared in various publications including "GQ, Playboy, Family Circle, American Short Fiction, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents," and "The New York Times Magazine," Several of his stories have been chosen as Distinguished Stories of the Year in The Best American Short Stories. He has also served as a board member of the Associated Writing Programs. He is now a professor and director of the creative writing program at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.