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Tim McCarver's diamond gems: favorite baseball stories from the legends of the game

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c2008.
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Baseball’s premier national televisionanalyst Tim McCarver presents fascinatingtales from the game’s greatest players andpersonalities

Tim McCarver’s Diamond Gems is a treasure trove offabulous anecdotes from the many baseball celebritieswho have appeared on “The Tim McCarver Show.”A valuable mix of baseball history with a personaltouch, this book is a natural for everyone who lovesthe game. Includes tales from baseball greats Sandy Koufax, StanMusial, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra, Tom Seaver, Cal Ripken Jr., JohnnyBench, 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

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