The Iron Man of the modern era of Major League Baseball, Cal Ripkin gives us his philosophy of perserverence and character. Baseball players don't usually have any philosophy but building stats and bank accounts, so Ripkin's story is truly a welcome breath of fresh air. He has a simple style of writing that gives the impression of sincerity. I haven't enjoyed a book by a ballplayer so much since the late Kirby Puckett's autobiography. Both men are worthy of the hero worship they enjoy.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our June, 2007 issue.
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