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The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes; Library Edition
By Jorge Posada and Lorenzo Irizarry (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date May 5, 2015
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781504611008
ISBN-10 1504611004
Dimensions 1.25 by 7 by 6.25 in.
Weight 0.74 lbs.
Original list price $59.99
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The legendary New York Yankee catcher tells the incredible story of his personal journey, offering an unexpected, behind-the-plate view of his career, his past, and the father-son bond that fueled his love of the game.

For seventeen seasons, the name Jorge Posada was synonymous with New York Yankees baseball. A fixture behind home plate throughout the Yankees biggest successes, Jorge became the Yankees star catcher almost immediately upon his arrival. In the years that followed, his accomplishments, work ethic, and leadership established him as one of the greatest Yankees ever to put on the uniform.

Now, in this long-awaited memoir, Jorge Posada details his journey to home plate, sharing a remarkable, generational account of his journey from the ball fields of Puerto Rico to the house that Ruth built. Offering a view from behind the mask unlike any other, Jorge discusses the key moments and plays that shaped teams and forged a legacy that came to define Yankee baseball for a generation. With pitch-by-pitch recall, Jorge looks back across the years, explaining how as part of the core four alongside Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, and Mariano Rivera he helped to reestablish the Yankees as a dynasty and win five World Series.

Going beyond his all-star career, Jorge also shares his life in full for the first time, examining how his remarkable journey to the big leagues began in the most unexpected of ways. Digging into his cultural roots in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba, Jorge illuminates three generations of cherished father-son relationships that have made him the man he is today. At the center is the deep bond he shares with his father and namesake, Jorge Sr., who escaped Cuba and would eventually mold his son to be a ball player, honing his talent and instilling in him the drive necessary to fulfill his childhood dream of playing in the Bronx."

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With Lorenzo Irizarry (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 5, 2015); titled "The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes; Library Edition"
9781504611008 | details & prices | 7.00 × 6.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.74 lbs | List price $59.99
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