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I could hardly put the book down as the stories really piqued my interest.
Wilker uses baseball cards from his childhood as a jumping off point to tell a touching and very funny memoir about his unconventional life.
If you collected baseball cards as a young boy in the '70s or '80s, as I did, you're going to love this book.
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 1 month 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 8 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 17 months ago by j
Josh Wilker's CARDBOARD GODS is an entertaining, introspective and satisfying memoir about growing up. Read morePublished 17 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 23 months ago 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
Simply one of the best books I've read in a very long time. I really connected with it. Perhaps it is the similarities in reader-author demographic. Read morePublished on June 18, 2011 by K. D Kirk
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Like most guys, I too collected baseball cards as a kid, spent time studying them, reconfiguring different storage options and sorting orders. Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by Matthew Schleehauf