I’ll bet there’s an awful lot of avid readers and baseball fans out there who’ve never heard of this book.
It’s too bad.
This is one of those books that stay with you long after you finish it, and you promise yourself that one day you’ll read it once again, which is precisely what I decided to do recently.
Toot-Toot-Tootsie, Good-bye tells the story of L.C. Fanning, a broadcaster for the fictional New York Nats baseball team.
Fanny is ready to pack it in after many years behind the microphone. He’s a bit full of itself, but not a bad guy. He relishes the bit of celebrity his job affords him.
But time has passed him by, and fewer folks are tuning in to his broadcasts of Nats games. To boost ratings, team management decides to bring in a smart and pretty young woman to share the broadcast…
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