If you were a baseball fan in the ‘60s, ‘70s, or ‘80s—or if your passion for the game and its history is more recent—Waiting for a Sign will be a page-turner you can’t put down. Kevin Keating spent his youth collecting autographs from some of the biggest stars baseball has ever produced. Along the way he befriended many of the most familiar names in the history of sports. Through those friendships, Keating collected not just autographs, but behind-the-scenes stories that are must-reads for any baseball fan. In this collection of narratives, Keating builds on the success of his first volume as he introduces you to Roberto Clemente, Chuck Connors, Casey Stengel, Warren Spahn, George Brett, Bob Feller, Buck O’Neil, George Sisler, Paul Gleason, Mark McGwire, and many others. Here are the stories behind the autographs that reveal the person inside the player!
About the Author
Kevin Keating graduated from Harry D. Jacobs High School (Lake In The Hills, Il, 1977), the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY, 1982), and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (Washington, DC, 2002). Upon completion of Airborne and Ranger schools, he served in the US Army as an Infantry officer where he commanded a Motorized Rifle Company and attained the rank of Captain. After that, he worked in pharmaceutical sales before opening his own business, Quality Autographs, which he operated for almost 25 years. He is a lifetime autograph collector and is now the principal autograph authenticator for Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA), a subsidiary of Collectors Universe. He currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and two sons, and is currently working on his next book, Catching Jo, with co-author Alan Czarnowsky. Kevin may be reached at kevinkeatingbooks.com
Waiting for a Sign Volume 2
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