Safe by a Mile

I said , " Have you ever ridden five hundred miles in an old jalopy across some of those country roads trying to ... I recommended to Cedric that we save a dozen box seats back of home plate for the scouts , and another thirty or so ...

Safe by a Mile

The author traces the evolution of baseball through the life of scout Charlie Metro--player, coach, manager, scout, and inventor from the Great Depression through the 1980s. Original.

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