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Pitching In The Promised Land A Story of the First and Only Season in the Israel Baseball League (Hardcover)

Author:  Aaron Pribble
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0803234724
ISBN-13: 9780803234727
Sku: 218177718
Publish Date: 4/1/2011
Sales Rank: 95941
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 1.25T
Pages:  238
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*Author: Pribble, Aaron *Subtitle: A Story of the First and Only Season in the Israel Baseball League *Publication Date: 2011/04/01 *Number of Pages: 238 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 8.75
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California native, son of a Christian dad and Jewish mom, Aaron Pribble left the minor leagues to pursue his education, but was lured back to baseball at 27 by a chance to pitch in a "major" league: not a Major League in the United States, but the fledgling professional Israel Baseball League (IBL). Thus began a year in which the author learned as much about politics, religion, and love as he did about baseball. He had a Yemeni Jewish girlfriend; his teammates were a wild mix from the Bronx, the Dominican Republic, Australia, and Israel; and the IBL didn't survive for a second season. It's great material, and fortunately Pribble had the ability and insight to transform it all into a vivid, funny, charming memoir.
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Product attributePublisher:   University of Nebraska Press
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