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Heart of the Game…

HeartofGameThe new book Heart of the Game: Life, Death, and Mercy in Minor League America about Mike Coolbaugh by S.L. Price is being released today.

REVIEWS

amazon.com “It’s a story of hard luck in a hard game but, in the lives of two minor leaguers, Scott Price reveals the code of baseball. This is one of the baseball books that will endure as long as the game is played.” (Richard Ben Cramer, author of “Joe Dimaggio: The Hero’s Life” )

“Hear the heartbeat of America and feel its breath in this beautifully-told tale of love, fate, and forgiveness. The best sports book I’ve read in many seasons.” (Robert Lipsyte, former New York Times sports columnist )

“A superbly written book … a story that’s both heartbreaking and uplifting, much like baseball itself.” (Dave Barry )

“I was reminded, as I read HEART OF THE GAME, what baseball has meant to me. The story of Mike Coolbaugh’s life and death will break your heart – and you won’t ever look at the game in quite the same way.” (Darryl Strawberry )

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