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I actually plan to re-read this book and have actively recommended it to several friends.
Wilker uses baseball cards from his childhood as a jumping off point to tell a touching and very funny memoir about his unconventional life.
Discovering a box of his baseball cards in a storage shed started him down the road to writing Cardboard Gods.
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 2 days 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 2 months ago by thaknowledgehustla
Josh Wilker took a creative approach of telling a story of his formative years growing up. His mother was a free spirited woman who lived with Josh's biological father and a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Battleship
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 12 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 21 months ago by j
Josh Wilker's CARDBOARD GODS is an entertaining, introspective and satisfying memoir about growing up. Read morePublished 21 months ago 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
Being just a couple of years older than Mr. Wilker, I appreciated the trip down memory lane. As a newspaper editor myself, I appreciated the writer's angle of telling a memoir of... Read morePublished on September 9, 2011 by S. J. Snyder