by S. L. Price
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Discusses the accidental death of Mike Coolbaugh, his devotion to baseball, family, and faith; explores the foul-ball hit that ended his life; and reveals the ways in which his career reflected baseball's pervasiveness in America.
May 16, 2009 Host Scott Simon talks to Sports Illustrated writer S.L. Price about his new book Heart of the Game: Life, Death and Mercy in Minor League America, the story of the hit that killed one good man and ruined another.
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