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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A baseball literary treasure returns to the spotlight. | : Andy McCullough

Dollar Sign on the Muscle is one of the very best baseball books I have ever read. If you haven’t read the book, do yourself a big favor and get a copy. I can’t recommend this book enough. I own a copy but already purchased the new edition so I can reread the book on my Kindle.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 30, 2013 at 09:44 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Der-K: downgraded to lurker Posted: October 30, 2013 at 10:10 AM (#4589279)
Buy this book.
   2. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 30, 2013 at 10:17 AM (#4589282)
Damn, I remember selling stacks of remaindered first printings of that book for $4.98. Glad I took a copy for myself, cuz it sure ain't $4.98 any more.
   3. Perry Posted: October 30, 2013 at 11:16 AM (#4589342)
I still have my old paperback that I bought back in the 80s. Worth reading, as is Prophet of the Sandlots, which focuses on one scout, Tony Lucadello.
   4. SG Posted: October 30, 2013 at 12:25 PM (#4589435)
Grabbed an original copy of the hardcover at a used book sale for $5 and enjoyed it greatly. Was surprised to find out it was worth a lot more than that.

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