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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A baseball literary treasure returns to the spotlight. | SportsonEarth.com : 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 convinces people that Hot Pockets are pies. 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. Most doorknobs are on the right side of the doors 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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