Beacon Audiobooks Releases “Covey: A Stone’s Throw from a Coal Mine to the Hall of Fame” By Author Harry Dietz

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Stanley Coveleski’s life was a story of triumph and tragedy.

He was born in the Coal Region town of Shamokin, PA in 1889, the eighth child of Polish immigrants, and went to work as a breaker boy when he was 12. But he escaped the 12-hour work days in the mines by throwing stones at a can tied to a tree—his own crash course in how to pitch a baseball.

Years later, he was one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball.

In a season marked by personal and team tragedy—the death of his wife and his teammate Ray Chapman, who is the only player to die as a result of being hit by a pitch—Covey pitched three complete-game victories in the Cleveland Indians’ 1920 World Series championship.

Covey, one of 17 pitchers still allowed to throw a spitball after it being outlawed before the 1921 season, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969.

Beacon Audiobooks has just released “Covey: A Stone’s Throw from a Coal Mine to the Hall of Fame” written by author Harry Dietz and narrated by John Guccion.

Download your copy on Audible today:

https://www.audible.com/pd/Covey-Audiobook/B0BZJSYFN6?qid=1680028359&sr=1-1&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=TYNZKDJJTASDRSTJ54VK&pageLoadId=KfZsNI1fiyUZVeMP&creativeId=0d6f6720-f41c-457e-a42b-8c8dceb62f2c

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