A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 8, 1957

When George Robert Tebbetts first decided to break into baseball, he had to do some considerable plotting to get his first job. "I scared off three or four kids, and I was a better player than the others I couldn't scare off." So, at II, Birdie Tebbetts got to be mascot and bat boy for New Hampshire's semi-pro Nashua Millionaires, went on from there to become big-league baseball's "Most Voluble Player" and one of its best managers. For a report on how Birdie used at least part of his bat-boy formula to push...

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