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.
About W.P. Kinsella
W. P. (Bill) Kinsella was the author of some 24 books and more than 200 stories. He was best known for his baseball fiction: The Thrill of the Grass; Go the Distance; The Iowa Baseball Confederacy; The Dixon Cornbelt League; Box Socials; and Shoeless… More about W.P. Kinsella
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Published by Ballantine Books Mar 02, 1993| 240 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9780345382535