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Driving Mr. Yogi
How would you like to hang out with Yogi Berra and Ron Guidry during spring training Funny and sweet, Driving Mr Yogi transports you there Jim Bouton, author of Ball Four It happens every spring Yankees pitching great Ron Guidry arrives at the Tampa airport to pick up Hall of Fame catcher and national treasure Yogi Berra Guidry drives him to the ballpark They wat How would you like to hang out with Yogi Berra and Ron Guidry during spring training Funny and sweet, Driving Mr Yogi transports you there Jim Bouton, author of Ball Four It happens every spring Yankees pitching great Ron Guidry arrives at the Tampa airport to pick up Hall of Fame catcher and national treasure Yogi Berra Guidry drives him to the ballpark They watch the young players They talk shop They eat dinner together and tease each other mercilessly They trade stories about the greats they have met along the way And the next day they do the same thing all over again As every former ballplayer can appreciate, in that routine, every spring, there emerges a certain magic Driving Mr Yogi is the story of how a unique friendship between a pitcher and catcher is renewed every year It began in 1999, when Berra was reunited with the Yankees after a long self exile, the result of being unceremoniously fired by George Steinbrenner fourteen years before A reconciliation between Berra and the Boss meant that Berra would attend spring training again Guidry befriended Mr Yogi instantly After all, Berra had been a mentor in the clubhouse back when Guidry was pitching for the Yankees Guidry knew the young players would benefit greatly from Mr Yogi s encyclopedic knowledge of the game, just as Guidry had during his playing days So he encouraged him to share his insights Soon, an offhand batting tip from Mr Yogi turned Nick Swisher s season around Stories about handling a hitter like Ted Williams or catching Don Larsen s perfect game captured their imaginations And in Yogi, Guidry found not just an elder companion or source of amusement he found a best friend At turns tender, at turns laugh out loud funny, and teeming with unforgettable baseball yarns that span than fifty years, Driving Mr Yogi is a universal story about the importance of wisdom being passed from one generation to the next, as well as a reminder that time is what we make of it and compassion never gets old
Title : Driving Mr. Yogi
Pages : 240 pages
Isbn : 0547746725
Author :  Harvey Araton
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Language : English


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