Baseball Between Us

16 Years. 32 Ballparks. 43,000 Miles: A Road Map to a Winning Father/Son Relationship

By Mike Luery; Matt Luery
(Sleuth Publishing, Paperback, 9780983274407, 303pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

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Baseball Between Us is the true story of a father-son road trip to visit every Major League Baseball stadium: 16 years, 32 ballparks and 43,000 miles together. Author Mike Luery - an award winning television news reporter - and his son Matt travel from California to Maine - capturing every big league stadium.This is the story of a father/son team who embrace baseball as their roadmap to figure out the lessons of life. The Luery boys are baseball buddies, but constantly get into heated arguments over music, food and bedtime. The book includes interviews with Maury Wills and Wes Parker of the Los Angeles Dodgers; Dave Stewart, of the Oakland Athletics; Bernie Williams, of the New York Yankees; and Ed Sprague Jr., of the Toronto Blue Jays. Baseball Between Us goes beyond sports. It's also a travelogue filled with pictures, including a hot air balloon trip over a herd of buffalo. This is the ultimate road trip of a father and son who discover each other on a journey made possible through the magic of baseball.



About the Author
Mike Luery is a member of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research and an award-winning journalist with 25 years on TV and radio. Currently, he is the investigative reporter for CBS 13 in Sacramento and previously was NBC's Capitol Bureau Chief in California. As a television reporter in Florida, Luery's five-part series on the Ku Klux Klan earned an Outstanding Achievement Award for Investigative Reporting from United Press International.

Mike Luery is a member of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research and an award-winning journalist with 25 years on TV and radio. Currently, he is the investigative reporter for CBS 13 in Sacramento and previously was NBC's Capitol Bureau Chief in California. As a television reporter in Florida, Luery's five-part series on the Ku Klux Klan earned an Outstanding Achievement Award for Investigative Reporting from United Press International.
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