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

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 1, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 246 pages
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Tales from the locker room never before shared

For 35 years "Big Jim" Ksicinski served as headwaiter, valet, and confidant for major-league baseball players. During his tenure as the visiting clubhouse manager at Milwaukee's County Stadium, he encountered hundreds of players from both leagues.

This one-of-a-kind book celebrates the American pastime with its intriguing stories from behind the clubhouse doors. Poignant and inspiring, raunchy and hilarious, "Jocks and Socks" is baseball as it has never been seen--or heard--before.

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Contents

Home Away from Home
1
Somehow They Manage
25
Billy the Kid
47
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Known by everyone in baseball as "Big Jim," Jim Ksicinski started working in the clubhouse as a teenager when the Braves were in Milwaukee and became visiting clubhouse manager in 1970 when the Seattle Pilots moved to Milwaukee and became the Brewers. He retired after the 1998 season.

Tom Flaherty covered baseball for more than 25 years as a sportswriter for the Wisconsin State Journal and the Milwaukee Journal.

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