Major League Dad
High school senior Miles Parker is an aspiring vegan with a bit of a violent streak. Miles also has a major-league arm, but walked away from sports when his dad abandoned him. Living alone, Miles searches for a new identity through the rangefinder of his vintage Zorki camera. War rages overseas and threatens to break out closer to home. Inspired by two free-thinking teachers and a reclusive artist, Miles and his brainy sidekick Bird handle the return of the draft, complex relationships, and hometown haters with creativity and humor.
Colourful and quirky, this action-packed gift book is crammed with records, facts, statistics and amazing feats from the world's greatest game. The perfect Christmas present for lads, dads and grandads alike, the book includes an entry on every English league team plus all the Scottish SPL clubs. The Vision Book of Football Records 2011 also features all the top footie nations, the major European and world clubs from Barcelona to Boca Juniors, and a monster squad of current and former football legends.
The tale of a man who made a lifetime contribution to the all American game. How he touched the lives of thousands of young men and friends in their words and memories from high school baseball through the major leagues. The Biography of my dad, Joe "Skippy" Lewis. Interviews with Johnny Pesky, Alan Trammell, Mark "The Bird" Fidrych and More!
Rick Wilber recounts Del's life from the perspective of a son who grew up in major league dugouts, experienced the joys and hardships of having a big-league dad, and finally served as the primary caretaker when his father became terminally ill. This moving memoir also describes the emotionally draining ordeal of caring for a dying parent"-Provided by publisher.