Balls

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Plume, Mar 31, 1995 - Fiction - 369 pages
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In the tradition of such baseball classics as A League of Their Own andBull Durham comes a hip novel set in the year 2000, about Louise "Balls" Gehrig, the first woman to play Major League baseball. Filled with comedy, romance, suspense, and baseball.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An obvious and silly fable about baseball's first female superstar. Screenwriter and author Bechard (The Second Greatest Story Ever Told, 1991) begins in the year 2000, when Commissioner Dan Quayle ... Read full review

Contents

Overnight with Howie
1
The Grandfather the Chief Justice the IMan
18
Bart Giamatti Is Spinning in His Grave
30
Copyright

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Gorman Bechard is the author of three previous novels and the director of the romantic dramedy The Kiss and the horror cult classic "Psychos in Love," He works as a screenwriter, and has also made numerous short films and music videos, including the award-winning "The Pretty Girl," He lives in Hamden, Connecticut, with his wife Kristine, and their three dogs, Casey, Mr. Kilgore Trout, and Phoebe Caulfield.