Impact Player

Impact Player

Leaving A Lasting Legacy on & Off the Field

Book - 2012
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Former Yankee Bobby Richardson played alongside Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford, Joe Pepitone, and Yogi Berra during one of the most prolific dynasties in baseball history, and he remains to this day the only player from the losing team ever to be named World Series MVP.In Impact Player , Bobby shares his life story, including never-before-told tales from the Yankee clubhouse during the historic '55-'65 pennant runs and World Series appearances. The book also features the unlikely friendship Richardson, a devout and outspoken Christian, shared with Yankee legend and renowned drinker and womanizer, Mickey Mantle.The perfect combination of faith and baseball, Impact Player offers a rare glimpse into one of the most celebrated dynasties in the history of the game, and it paints a fascinating portrait of a life well-lived and the lasting rewards that come from knowing and loving God.
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, c2012.
ISBN: 9781414372730
Branch Call Number: 796. 357092 RIC R
Characteristics: xiv, 283 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Thomas, David 1968 June 21-

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