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By Katya Cengel

Forget the steroid-addled, overpaid, and unmotivated avid gamers: America’s hobby continues to be alive and good, and continues to be the heartfelt activity it’s continually been—in the Minor Leagues. And nowhere is that this more true than in Kentucky, whose wealthy baseball background maintains to play out within the 4 groups profiled during this e-book. Following those groups during the 2010 season—the triumphs, struggles, and massive league hopes and dreams—the ebook tells the bigger tale of baseball in America’s smaller venues, the place the sport in its purest shape continues to be valued and warmly embraced. 


The tale starts earlier than the season with national-anthem making a song tryouts in Lexington, then tags besides gamers, staffs, and fanatics at domestic, within the place of work, and at the box, delivering a unprecedented glimpse of the unglamorous truth of teenage League ball. From the front-office employees in Bowling eco-friendly making plans kooky promotions, to a coach grocery buying a group on 40 cash an afternoon, to a brand new spouse coming to phrases together with her husband’s transitory way of life, to a father suffering to make it again to the Majors and a Cuban defector blowing everybody away with a 100-mph-plus fastball those are the folks who dwell to make baseball take place, in all its nitty-gritty glory.

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