Little League Confidential by Bill Geist
One Coach's Completely Unauthorized Tale of Survival

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A journalist dad tells of his exhilarating experiences coaching his son’s Little League team with anecdotes about a ballerina batter, an unfair umpire uncle, and other stories that provide a fresh perspective on an American institution.
 

About Bill Geist

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Bill Geist wrote the "About New York" column for "The New York Times" before moving to CBS, where he is a regular commentator for "Sunday Morning" and "The CBS Evening News." He has written several books, including the best-selling "Little League Confidential.
 
Published June 4, 2010 by Scribner. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, Professional & Technical, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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A wry look at the perils of coaching Little League baseball in suburban New Jersey, this sporadically funny report by CBS correspondent Geist is a composite of ten seasons with unpredictable eight-to-ten-year-olds, rabid parents, and knavish rival coaches.

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This Little League coach's account of his woes, travails and soul storms in the course of one season is side-splitting. Geist, a CBS News correspondent, lives in Ridgewood, N.J., where he has shepherd

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He analyzes the four major types of coaches: ``It's only a game, so let's just have fun'' (the nerd, according to the kids);

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But in Little League Confidential (Macmillan, $17), Geist, 47, a featured correspondent for CBS News, shows a better eye while presenting a bittersweet portrayal of the pain in the sliding pads that is Little League coaching.

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