Here’s the story of how Truckbox Al McClintock, a small-town greaser whose claim to fame was hitting a baseball clean across the Pembina River, almost got a tryout with the genuine St. Louis Cardinals — but instead ended up batting against Bob Feller of Cleveland Indian Fame in Renfrew Park, Edmonton, Alberta.
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About W.P. Kinsella
W.P. (Bill) Kinsella is the author of some 24 books and more than 200 stories. He is best known for his baseball fiction: The Thrill of the Grass; Go the Distance; The Iowa Baseball Confederacy; The Dixon Cornbelt League; Box… More about W.P. Kinsella
Published by Ballantine Books Mar 02, 1993| 240 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9780345382535