If you played baseball or softball or just love watching the games, you will enjoy reading Kelly G. Park’s book, Just Like Me.
He has done a wonderful service to the history of baseball by collecting and sharing these interviews. We are deeply appreciative that he included the narratives of African Americans and women so that a wider swath of the public who play the game can truly read this book and think, They were just like me.
Kelly G. Park is a Cardinals fan from Western Kentucky, and the author of a two-volume book set Just Like Me: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot. We chat about favorite baseball memories, bucket list items, and what it’s like to sit down and talk with greatness.
a pop fly turned into a line drive… right between my eyes.
“Wait a minute, what did I just hear my Grandma say?” “Did she say Joe Pepitone was cute?” In the eight years of my life, I had never heard Grandma say anything like that … did I really hear her say Joe Pepitone was cute?