My name is Jimmy Hanks. Until recently, I was a Minor League baseball player for the Dallas Lonestars. Like most young kids, Ive always dreamed about standing on a Major League field and competing against the greatest ballplayers in the world. This book is about getting there. Its about the long bus rides through deserted towns, its about double-headers, double-plays, errors, homeruns, tryouts, failures and successes. Its about baseball. Its about my life, and how a guy who never gets picked first fights to be standing last. Sitting here in the dugout of Lonestar Park in Dallas, on the night of my first Major League game, I can finally sit back and reflect about how in the world I got here. I guess it all starts on assignment day in Kissimmee, the day that everything changed. The day that baseball took second place to survival. And after this day, I would never be the same Log on to www.av2books.com, and enter the unique book code found on page 2 of this book to unlock an extra dimension to your AV2 Audio Chapter Book. Test your knowledge with a fun self-assessment activity. Hear the book come to life as you read along in your own book.
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