I spend a lot of time looking for helpful info to give my sports parenting readers and I usually run into a handful that I feel are worthy of being highlighted. This month, my picks start with a book that is very worth your time.
Written by John Grisham, this is the story of Joe Castle–inspired by the real life story of Ray Champman, the only professional baseball player killed by a pitch–and the man who pitched a ball that hit him in the head and ended his career. It is a story of fathers and sons, baseball and forgiveness. Not a thick book, but well worth your time. As usual, Grisham does a great job. And yes, I had a few tears at the end.
7 Lessons From a Legend
Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt from the University of Tennessee stepped down as the Head Basketball Coach after being diagnosed with early onset dementia (Alzheimers). Before leaving she taught her players 7 Legendary Lessons they will never forget.