By Charlton Jimerson
Major League Baseball outfielder Charlton Maxwell Jimerson is right here to set the list immediately. It begun going askew in 2001, whilst Jimerson used to be named university international sequence most eminent participant. tales surfaced approximately his tricky early life, and never all of the stories have been actual. yet now, the fellow himself tells the inspiring real tale of his trip to the main Leagues in his own memoir, Against All Odds.
A existence tale that seems like a baseball game—full of begins and prevents, climaxes and pauses, ups an downs—Jimerson’s memoir is even equipped into “nine innings.” starting together with his early youth, he candidly stocks what lifestyles used to be like in a relatives of 5 little ones, with a mom who struggled with drug dependency and infrequently suffered drug-related violence. He describes his growing to be love of baseball, sharing how either college and activities provided him confident methods ahead. And all through, he notes the foremost humans and the most important moments in his lifestyles that led him to develop into the profitable guy he's today.
A attention-grabbing perception into lifestyles as either a Minor and significant League Baseball participant that baseball fanatics and memoir readers will love, Against All Odds will encourage you to accomplish your individual dreams.
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