Praise for Good Sports: "Never patronizing, Stout] captures both grit and glory." --Kirkus ReviewsMany of the baseball greats overcame huge challenges to be sports heroes--here are five inspiring stories of men who did just that. Baseball is considered America's pastime, but not all players grew up living the American dream. Babe Ruth, Jim Peirsall, Torii Hunter, Ron LeFlore, and Joe Torre sure didn't. Poverty, abuse, and addiction are a few of the issues they had to deal with as kids, but they turned their lives around to play the game they loved.
Under the auspices of Matt Christopher, Glenn Stout was the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Alburgh, Vermont, with his wife and daughter. Visit his website at www.goodsportsbyglennstout.com.