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Author Kaat, Jim, author.

Title Good as gold : my eight decades in baseball / Jim Kaat with Douglas Lyons.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Triumph Books, [2022]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction-NEW  796.357092 KAA    AVAILABLE
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Description xxx, 273 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Note "2022 Hall of Fame inductee"--Jacket.
Contents The 1950s -- The 1960s -- The 1970s -- The 1980s -- Broadcasting -- My likes and dislikes -- The Hall of fame -- Baseball odds and ends -- Travel -- The 2021 season.
Summary "A former baseball pitcher and current announcer, Jim Kaat reflects on baseball and his life"-- Provided by publisher.
"An unforgettable look at a lifetime of baseball packed with humor and passion for the game With a career that has now touched eight decades, Jim Kaat has had a prime front row seat for baseball's continuing evolution. Not only was he a major-league pitcher for 25 seasons, but his time as a pitching coach and his many years as a broadcaster have given him a singular long view of the game. In Good as Gold, Kaat weaves the tale of a lifetime, taking fans on the field, into the clubhouse, and behind the mic as only he can. Full of priceless stories from New York, Minnesota, and across the major leagues, this honest and engaging autobiography gives fans a rare seat alongside Kaat on a tour of baseball history"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Kaat, Jim.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Sportscasters -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Lyons, Douglas B., author.
ISBN 9781629379357 (hardcover)
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