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Like the classic games of baseball's history, Out of My League entertains from the first pitch to the last out, capturing the gritty realities of playing on the big stage, the comedy and camaraderie in the dugouts and locker rooms, and the hard-fought, personal journeys that drive our love of America's favorite pastime.
"A rare gem of a baseball book." – Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated
"A fun read. . .This book shows why baseball is so often used as a metaphor for life." – Keith Olbermann
"Entertaining and engaging. . .reminiscent of Jim Bouton's Ball Four." – Booklist
"Observant, insightful, human, and hilarious." – Bob Costas