A Review of Willie Stargell: A Life in Baseball

Willie Stargell: A Life in Baseball by Frank Garland My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve got to be honest. When I was a kid, Willie Stargell was my favorite baseball player. Actually, he has been my whole life. But see, he was my favorite player to see in person! I lived in the Pittsburgh …

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Hi. I can't believe how long it's been since I last wrote here! I just feel like I have nothing of value to say. I've also been feeling very unmotivated lately too and I'm not sure why. Well, what's going on in my life? I'm having another minor neurological  surgery a week from Monday. Hopefully …

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A Review of Pops: The Willie Stargell Story

Pops: The Willie Stargell Story by Richard "Pete" Peterson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a thoroughly enjoyable book on one of the greatest players in baseball history -- Pittsburgh's Willie Stargell. I grew up in the Pittsburgh area and he was my favorite player. I always loved seeing his towering home runs …

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A Review of Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero

Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero by David Maraniss My rating: 4 of 5 stars I became a Pirates fan when I moved from Canada to Pittsburgh in 1971 as a small boy with my family. I don’t remember much of Roberto Clemente, but I remember how huge he was in the …

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