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One of the best books about baseball and growing up in the 70's-80's I have ever read.
Wilker uses baseball cards from his childhood as a jumping off point to tell a touching and very funny memoir about his unconventional life.
Even for someone who had a pretty good idea how Josh Wilker's story would come out, I was captivated by the story.
Chances are just about any boy (and many girls) can relate to some aspect of this hilarious coming of age memoir. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Horace Cope
I was very hopeful that this book would be a revelation. The concept sounded highly appealing and I believe the author did a superb job of coming up with a way to connect the cards... Read morePublished 4 months ago by John Elway
I bought this for my dad, who's a huge baseball fan and has collected cards for years, and he seems really tickled with it, so far. I bet other fans would really enjoy it, too!Published 5 months ago by Marty Byerley
I really like how the other disclosed his personal experiences and growing up to us. I could relate to his experience with certain cards even. The Billy Ripken error card! Read morePublished 7 months ago by thaknowledgehustla
If you have ever collected baseball cards, you'll want to make this a sure read. Learn a little more about some of those players of the past.Published 17 months ago by D. Stotler
Some very funny / in-depth looks at the cards; but the life story narrative seemed to stray farther from the cards as the book went onPublished on July 16, 2012 by j
Josh Wilker's CARDBOARD GODS is an entertaining, introspective and satisfying memoir about growing up. Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by Stacy Helton
The innocence of youth , going to the store on Saturdays to buy packs of baseball cards with my hard earned allowance, tearing the packs open hoping to find Willie Mays or Hank... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by M. A. Filippelli
Baseball Gods is a quirky, coming-of-age memoir centered around the importance of baseball cards in a young boy's life. Read morePublished on November 20, 2011 by Barry Sparks