"Play Ball" is the writer's personal "nine inning" memoir chronicling his experiences from Little League through Senior Softball. At each stage of his journey the writer details the lessons learned that have contributed to his development as a husband, father, friend and coworker. The "On the Roster" profiles capture the spirit and personality of the wonderful teammates and coaches that have guided the writer throughout his baseball career. " Bullpen Sessions" elaborate on some of the nostalgic and controversial aspects of America's favorite past time. Scouting Reports,famous baseball quotes,vintage illustrations, and historical photos add further depth and color to the story. For baseball lovers "Play Ball" will put a smile on your face when you think about your first glove,collecting baseball cards or perhaps the pickup game with your childhood friends in the vacant lot in your neighborhood. Baseball is an enduring and endearing part of so many people's lives.