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About the author:
Steve Potter founded the Kennett Men's Senior Baseball League in 1989 and served as president for 14 seasons. He is a Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and serves as Vice President of the Hall. He has played, managed, coached and has been an administrator at various levels of amateur baseball and was a member of three national tournament championship teams in the Men's Senior Baseball League annual Fall Classic tournament in Florida. He also is a four time participant in the Phillies Phantasy Camp.
He has published five books and also maintains a Phillies blog entitled "Phillies - A Fan's View". He loves the Phillies and baseball and strives to always maintain a positive spirit and focus in that regard. He was awarded the Tug McGraw inspiration award at the 2015 Phillies Phantasy Camp for his leadership and spirit.
Steve worked 32 years for Wyeth and Pfizer before retiring at the age of 55. He was an Executive Director at the end of his career overseeing global corporate governance, security of systems and financial systemic protocol. Prior to that he served as a senior auditor, accounting manager and North America Deputy Controller.
He lives with the love of his life Barbara and has four children (Dan,Kristen, Michelle and Nolan), three in law sons and daughters (Matt, Danielle and Amber) four grandchildren ( Issaac, Ben, Aislynn and Andrew) and 8 grand dogs ( Jewels, Tori, April,Liam, Tobie, Lucy, Parker and Rocco) as well as 3 grand turtles and 3 grand cats.
The 2016 Phillies Minor Leagues
A Fan's View
Cheryl Pursell, Cheryl Pursell
This book is a diary of the 2016 Phillies minor league system. I am a lifelong fan and a baseball junkie. I live in the Clearwater, FL area from the end of October thru April and spend most every day at either Carpenter Complex or Bright House Field watching the Phillies train. From May thru September we live in the Philly area. I have spring training season tickets and also subscriptions to both MLB and MILB television so I can watch games I don't personally attend. This summer we attended games in Reading, Williamsport and Lehigh Valley.
I write a Phillies Facebook page and each day I write about game recaps, analysis and transactions of the Phillies. This book is a compilation of those items as they pertain to the minor leagues and is presented in chronological order as things occurred, consider it a fans view yearbook of the season and hope you enjoy it as an ongoing storybook or as a reference to different points of what happened during the season.
Throughout the book you will find pictures taken by Cheryl Pursell who photographs game action for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs and on occasion the Reading Fightens. She is an excellent photographer and I am honored she agreed to the inclusion of her work.
- Publication Date:
- 1539012263 / 9781539012269
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History