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Book Report: Jerry Coleman's American Journey

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Butterfly in the sky... I can go twice as high! Take a look, it's in a book, a Reading Rainbow !

Hi Everybody, my name is the jbox.  I just learned about a great American and baseball player that played a long time ago. You can read about him in this book...

It's called An American Journey: My Life on the Field, In the Air, and On the Air by Jerry Coleman with Richard Goldstein.  Illustrations by... unfortunately there are no illustrations.

It's a book about Jerry Coleman's life growing up in the depression in San Francisco, playing baseball for the Yankees, Flying Bombers for the Marines and Broadcasting for the San Diego Padres.

Last night I stayed up to 2 a.m. finishing this book because my book report was due today.  I really enjoyed Jerry's stories and had a hard time putting the book down because it was entertaining, informative and easy to read.

My favorite story was when a cop at Yankee Stadium asked Jerry to put his pants back on, while he was broadcasting a game.  Jerry was running between studios in a suit without pants, to find out why you'll have to read the book.

I like this book because it is chock full of many more interesting stories, you'll like this book because it's fun to read. I can't tell you anymore stories so you'll have to head down to your local library or bookstore to read them all.

Duh Da Dah!