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Sportscaster’s New Book Benefits the NFED

My  Baseball Journey

My Baseball Journey: A Sportscaster's Story

By Bill Brown and Tim Gregg
Forward by Craig Biggio
 
Recognized as one of the top play-by-play announcers in baseball, Bill Brown’s new book is informative, humorous and inspiring. Bill is the TV sportscaster for the Houston Astros.
 
It’s a must for every baseball fan, but it’s more than just a baseball book. Bill brings to life the stories of those who have inspired him, both personally and professionally, and he talks openly about his struggles to gain a foothold in the broadcasting business.
 
All proceeds from the sale of Bill’s new book will benefit the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias.
 
Zach Hamm, a 12-year-old affected by ectrodactyly-ectodermal defects-clefting (EEC) syndrome, is featured both on the front cover of the book and in one of the chapters. Zach is the son of Susan and Paul Hamm.
 
From Sedalia to Saigon, from the Big Red Machine to the Killer B’s and the 2012 season, Bill Brown charts every step of his baseball journey in the pages of this outstanding book.
 
All books purchased on the NFED website will be signed by Bill Brown.
You'll get to read an inspiring book while helping the NFED.
 

Buy the Book Now

 
 

 

Reviews/ News Coverage of the Book

Read review from Houston Chronicle

Read article from Fox Sports Houson    

Read article from MLB.com

Listen to Charlie Pallilo Podcast with Bill

Read article from the Belleville News-Democrat

Read second article from the Belleville News-Democrat
 

Zach Hamm's Website

Book Signing Appearances

  • June 21 - Wolfie's, Houston, Texas - See photos on Facebook
  • July 9--Lakewood Church Men's Ministry, Fourth Floor, 7 p.m. See photos on Facebook.
  • July 10--All-Star Pre-Game Watch Party at The Downtown Club at The Met, 5:30 to 7 p.m.  See photos on Facebook.
  • July 11--Brazos Bookstore signing, 7 p.m. See photos on Facebook
  • August 16--Minute Maid Headquarters, Houston, Texas, Lunchtime
  • August 20 - SABR Meeting, Bob Broeg St. Louis Chapter, The Original Crusoe’s Restaurant, 3152 Osceola St., St. Louis, MO, 6:45 p.m.
  • August 21--St. Louis/NFED promotional appearance - Mike Shannon's "Outfield" Patio 5-6 p.m. 
  • August 27--Sugar Land Skeeters at Constellation Field
  • October 26 - NFED Halloween Bash, The Altman Building, Manhattan, NY 
 
 
 
“Whether or not you’re a baseball fan, I think you’ll enjoy Bill’s book. I encourage you to tell your friends about it. From beginning to end, Bill writes from a position of humility and integrity. As he’s done for more than twenty-five years as the television voice of the Astros, Bill tells it like he’s seen it and does so in a fair and honest way.”
 
Craig Biggio
Former Houston Astros player
 

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