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Content Foreword by Larry Lester ix Foreword by Dionne Warwick xi Preface by Byron Motley xiii Introduction by Bob Motley xix No. 1: You're outta here! 1 No. 2: safe at home 5 No. 3: finding the right uniform 25 No. 4: duty leads to passion 43 No. 5: persistence pays off 59 No. 6: the great satchel paige 83 No. 7: an eyewitness to greatness 95 No. 8: i've seen it all-and then some 117 No. 9: it's hard out here for an ump! 131 No. 10: the look of love 157 No. 11: the east-west classic 163 No. 12: going back to school 173 No. 13: taking aim on the majors 191 No. 14: Hanging up the trusty facemask 207 Acknowledgments 211 Index 213
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Baseball umpires -- United States -- Biography.
African American baseball umpires -- Biography.
Baseball -- United States -- History.