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Root for the Home Team: Minor League Baseball's Most Off-the-Wall Team Names and the Stories Behind Them Paperback – May 8 2012

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  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Cider Mill Press (May 8 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1604332093
  • ISBN-13: 978-1604332094
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 1 x 15.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 45.4 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,161,142 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Root for the Home Team: Minor League Baseball's Most Off-the-Wall Team Names and the Stories Behind Them is a gem of a book that will make you love baseball more than you already do."
--Dirk Hayhurst Major League pitcher and New York Times bestselling author

About the Author

Tim Hagerty is a radio broadcaster with the Triple-A Tucson Padres in Tucson, Arizona. He has also broadcasted games for the Idaho Falls Chukars, Mobile BayBears and Portland Beavers. Hagerty grew up in Canton, Massachusetts, a short distance from Fenway Park in Boston. Hagerty’s sports broadcasting work has received regional and national Edward R. Murrow Awards. He has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, Vermont Associated Press, Idaho State Broadcasters Association and Alabama Associated Press. This is his first book. Hagerty will tour various locations during the 2012 Minor League season promoting this title. Other media coverage of this book includes NPR, local news in team hometowns, and a New York Times feature by Joe LaPointe upon publication.

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