Life Behind the Mask: Memoir of a Youth Baseball Umpire

Life Behind the Mask: Memoir of a Youth Baseball Umpire

By: Michael Schafer (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

£21.50 & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £25


In baseball, the umpire, when not ignored, is typically vilified, and yet he is as much a fan and an active participant as anyone else in the game. This memoir presents baseball from that point of view. Recounting his 35 years of experience, the author provides the reader with a humorous retelling of what it is like to work as an umpire in youth baseball leagues. It is a perspective that is rarely afforded to the spectator but which is a vital part of the baseball experience.

Create a review

About Author

Michael Schafer has been an umpire of various youth baseball organizations for more than 35 years in Ohio and Florida. He has been a guest columnist for The Alliance Review (Ohio).

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/04/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780786459452
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 183
  • ID: 9780786459452
  • weight: 259
  • ISBN10: 078645945X

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly