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GAMER, THE

Carter, Gary & Abraham, Ken

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ISBN 10: 0849910714 / ISBN 13: 9780849910715
Published by Word, 1993
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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272pp. Illus. Step 1 - Smile; Step 2 - Play in Pain; Step 3 - Hall of Fame. Presentation copy inscribed as follows: "To Kimball, Hope you enjoy all the memories as much as I did putting them all together.All the very best to you in the future and may God Bless always.Catch ya later, Gary Carter". Bookseller Inventory # 14499

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Title: GAMER, THE

Publisher: Word

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed Presentation Copy

Edition: First Edition

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The All-Star catcher for the Montreal Expos and New York Mets looks back on his eighteen-year major league career and shares his impressions of teammates and opponents

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Considered by many analysts to be baseball's premier catcher during the late 1970s and early 1980s, Carter was recognized as much for his exuberant style as for his handling of pitchers. His commentary centers on his personal and professional relationships, spanning his glory days with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets to a less-than-satisfactory stint with the Los Angeles Dodgers near the end of his career. He credits his strong religious convictions for his success in overcoming a series of crises, including the death of his mother at an early age, a matter he addressed in his earlier work, A Dream Season ( LJ 5/1/87). Often criticized for being a publicity hound, he is not hesitant to bare his feelings on issues that directly affect him. For popular collections.
- William H. Hoffman, Ft. Myers-Lee Cty. P.L. Fla.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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