Born to Play: The Eric Davis Story: Life Lessons in Overcoming Adversity on and Off the Field

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Signet, Apr 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 324 pages
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"The story of the All-Star outfielder's life and remarkable comeback from colon cancer." --The San Diego Union-Tribune"Wiley tells Davis's life story, from growing up in Los Angeles to cancer to playing in All-Star Games with excellent detail." --USA Today

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Born to play: the Eric Davis story: life lessons in overcoming adversity on and off the field

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Davis, who currently plays for the St. Louis Cardinals, has been a star major league baseball player for the past 15 years. He rose from the streets of South Central Los Angeles and has endured more ... Read full review

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I am biased...Eric Davis is my favorite player of all time. His story does not have to be read by only lovers of baseball. From youth to pro all-star to returning from cancer, Davis covers his life ... Read full review


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Spring 1980 Youth
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About the author (2000)

Davis has been a major-league baseball player for the past 14 years. He is the recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award, the Hutch Award, the New York Baseball Writers' Award,and the Spirit Award.

Ralph Wiley is the author or coauthor of several works, most recently "Born to Play: The Eric Davis Story,

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