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The dad report : fathers, sons, and baseball families

Author: Kevin Cook
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Center Point large print edView all editions and formats
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"In The Dad Report, award-wining sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which fathers and sons--from sports superstars to Cook and his own ball-playing father--share the game"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Cook
ISBN: 9781628997194 1628997192
OCLC Number: 922991204
Description: 325 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: he calls his shot --
Golden boy: Art Cook, beginnings --
The talker and the thinker: Ron and Ike Davis --
Miracles: Dan Haren, Sr. and Dan Haren, Jr. --
Cooperstown: baseball's American dads --
Drilling the muscle: three generations of Boones --
Slumps and rumors: the Davises --
Looking for the cure: Art Cook, midlife --
Daddy's girl: Julia Ruth Stevens --
The dad report: Art Cook, late innings --
Giants with grudges: Bobby and Barry Bonds --
"My father's dream": Michael Jordan --
A pirate's life: the Davises --
Two pennants and a funeral: bookies and Cooks --
Epilogue: home of the ponies.
Responsibility: Kevin Cook.

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"In The Dad Report, award-wining sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which fathers and sons--from sports superstars to Cook and his own ball-playing father--share the game"--Provided by publisher.

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