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The cup of coffee club : 11 players and their brush with baseball history

The cup of coffee club : 11 players and their brush with baseball history

Author: Jacob Kornhauser
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Cup of Coffee Club shares the stories of eleven men who played in just a single major league baseball game and how they responded to the heartache of never making it back. Featuring exclusive interviews with each of the players, their insight provides a unique look into the struggles of being a professional ballplayer. Reaching the major leagues is a pipe dream for most young baseball players in America. Very  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kornhauser, Jacob, 1994-
The cup of coffee club
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.
(DLC) 2019038837
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Kornhauser
ISBN: 9781538130810 1538130815
OCLC Number: 1142844860
Description: 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the invisible battle --
Charlie Lindstrom --
Roe Skidmore --
Larry Yount --
Gary Martz --
Rafael Montalvo --
Jeff Banister --
Stephen Larkin --
Jon Ratliff --
Ron Wright --
Sam Marsonek --
Matt Tupman --
Other cup of coffee stories closing thoughts.
Other Titles: Eleven players and their brush with baseball history
Responsibility: Jacob Kornhauser.


Most baseball players will never reach the major leagues. While many that do stay there for a long time, there are a select few that played in just one major league game. The Cup of Coffee Club tells  Read more...


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No matter the backstory or the ending, there's a certain magic around a ballplayer whose entire career comes down to one appearance in a big-league game, a lifetime lived in the span of just a couple Read more...

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