The author follows the Ogden Raptors, a recreational-league baseball team, for one season, attempting to get inside the heads of players, coaches, and managersBefore he got to anything about the game of baseball, he had to make sure that his players were situated in their minor-league lives. Basically, the instructions involved simple things like making sure to complete housing arrangements and being pleasant to the families ... Josh Kirtlan, fresh from his senior year at Sacramento State, had just arrived in Ogden as an uncontracted invitee to the Raptors camp.
|Title||:||Minor Players, Major Dreams|
|Author||:||Brett H. Mandel|
|Publisher||:||U of Nebraska Press - 1997|