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One shot at forever : a small town, an unlikely coach, and a magical baseball season / Chris Ballard.

Ballard, Chris. (Author).

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Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury 796.3 BAL (Text to phone) 33630137019035 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Morris Public Library 796.3 BAL (Text to phone) 33460116799351 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Windham Free Library - Windham Center 796.357 BAL (Text to phone) 33760119175677 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois playing with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hats defied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to become the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a distinction that still stands. There, sporting long hair, and warming up to Jesus Christ Superstar, the Ironmen would play a dramatic game against a Chicago powerhouse that would change their lives forever.
Subject: Baseball > Illinois > Macon > History.
High school athletes > Illinois > Macon > History.
Macon (Ill.) > Social life and customs.

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