Omro Public Library (Carter Memorial)

They called me God, the best umpire who ever lived, Doug Harvey and Peter Golenbock - (ebk.)

"The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the "Best Umpires of All Time" by the Society of American Baseball Research--filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
A wonderful life -- A not-so-easy childhood -- Hard knocks at college -- A perfect inspiration -- Rootless in the minors -- Joy -- Noticed in Puerto Rico -- Hoops -- Al Barlick's whipping boy -- Characters -- Sandy, Willie, and Charlie Hustle -- Jocko and Shag -- Memorable moments -- Crew chief -- The commissioners -- The last hurrah -- My mission in life -- The hall of fame
Literary Form
non fiction
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Physical Description
vii, 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (some color), 24 cm.

Library Locations

  • Omro Public Library (Carter Memorial)

    Carter Memorial Library 405 East Huron St, Omro, WI, 54963, US