Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems by Tim McCarver

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Baseball’s premier national television analyst Tim McCarver presents fascinating tales from the game’s greatest players and personalities

Tim McCarver’s Diamond Gems is a treasure trove of fabulous anecdotes from the many baseball celebrities who have appeared on “The Tim McCarver Show.” A valuable mix of baseball history with a personal touch, this book is a natural for everyone who loves the game. Includes tales from baseball greats Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra, Tom Seaver, Cal Ripken Jr., Johnny Bench, Don Mattingly, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Chipper Jones, David Wright, and many more.

“Baseball is THE storyteller’s game. So, if you love the game, you’ll love Tim McCarver’s treasure trove of stories. And you’ll also understand why Tim never has to fear a rain delay.”
—Bob Costas, NBC & HBO Sports

"Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems is the modern version of The Glory Of Their Times. It's fun and engaging and instructive and even sweet now and then. Tim could always call the pitches, and he also seems to get everyone to deliver their best stuff here.”
––Frank Deford, author, The Entitled

 

About Tim McCarver

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Tim McCarver was a two-time All-Star and played on two world championship teams with the Cardinals (1964 and 1967). He has provided analysis for FOX games since 1996. Danny Peary's books include Cult Movies; Cult Baseball Players; We Played the Game; and Super Bowl.
 
Published March 13, 2008 by McGraw-Hill. 289 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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