Bats, Balls, and Burnouts : A Life of Sports, Marketing, and Mayhem
by Bob Wilber


Overview - Bob Wilber grew up aspiring to follow in his father's baseball footsteps, and while he was able to secure a full college scholarship and later spend parts of six years in professional ball, as a player, coach, and scout, his mother's writing, communications, and public relations skills were what eventually defined his career.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Bob Wilber grew up aspiring to follow in his father's baseball footsteps, and while he was able to secure a full college scholarship and later spend parts of six years in professional ball, as a player, coach, and scout, his mother's writing, communications, and public relations skills were what eventually defined his career. After a successful and adventurous sports-marketing trek through the sports-apparel business, agency work, and professional indoor soccer, he saw his first drag race as he closed in on his 40th birthday. Little did he know that he'd go on to spend 20 consecutive years as a team manager and PR representative for Del Worsham and then Tim Wilkerson, two of the most popular Funny Car drivers on the NHRA tour. At the conclusion of the 2015 season, Bob ended his drag racing run in order to take on a year-long journey, writing "Bats, Balls, & Burnouts."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781478775720
  • ISBN-10: 1478775726
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press
  • Publish Date: May 2017
  • Page Count: 544
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.05 pounds


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