July 1952

The Big Stretch

Volume 35, Issue 7

Andrew A Byrd

Parks J Stallings

THE BIG STRETCH. By Duane Decker. Fiction. William Morrow & Co., Inc. Price $2.50

Fans of the major league baseball writing of Duane Decker will get a grand slam belt out of his latest "Blue Sox" saga, The Big Stretch. The former Leatherneck staff writer, while serving as n Marine sergeant during World War II, has made another addition to his fast paced series with the story of a former bat boy who finds he is still "Buster" to his team mates despite doing a man-sized job on first base.

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