Cincinnati Reds legend Joe Nuxhall was known for his kind heart and compassionate manner as well as his skills as a ballplayer and announcer. Local Author Doug Coates has just released a young reader's book inspired by Joe Nuxhall, Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way. Mr. Coats, a Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields board member, blends fiction and sports history to show young readers the importance of good character, sportsmanship, courage and compassion. Doug Coates and Kim Nuxhall, director of The Joe Nuxhall Character Fund, sat down to talk with Howard Wilkinson about Pitching for Success.
Doug Coates will be at Josepth-Beth Booksellers on March 27 at 7:00 PM for a book signing. For details, click here.