New Book ‘On Green Diamonds’ is a Home Run Read for All Who Love Sports

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Author Tom Tatum has written a captivating story that reveals why baseball is much more than just a sport.

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A must read for all who love sports and is appropriate for parents, grandparents, and children of all ages.

Baseball is one of the best sports for a person to taste the sweetness of victory and bitterness of defeat as an individual and a member of a team. In “On Green Diamonds: Pursuing a Dream”, author Tom Tatum has written a truly inspiring story that reveals why baseball is much more than just a sport... it’s a game and life coexisting in time, teaching life lessons that will be remembered by all who dare stand on the green diamonds. The lessons that will help build the type of character necessary to handle the hurdles that will be encountered later in life.

“On Green Diamonds: Pursuing a Dream” is a heartwarming story about a withdrawn, shy young boy’s growing passion for baseball and his pursuit of a dream to play the game professionally when he grows up, hoping to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, Gabe “Fireball” Nelson. Gabe, a retired professional ballplayer/coach, also learns a few things about life from his young friend, Tyler Watkins, as they embark on an incredible journey, facing many hurdles together while pursuing a dream.

This inspiring story shows readers the importance of growing relationships, having a dream, pursuing it with passion, and giving one hundred percent effort to make it happen. On Green Diamonds is a must-read for all who love sports and is appropriate for parents, grandparents, and children of all ages.

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About the Author
Born and raised in Orangeburg, SC, Tom now resides in Summerville, SC with his wife, Kathy. They have two daughters, five grandchildren, and are members of Bethany United Methodist Church. Tom enjoys all sports, but baseball is his overall favorite. His new book, ON GREEN DIAMONDS: PURSUING A DREAM, follows his first novel, IF TIGERS WERE ANGELS: WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE.

On Green Diamonds* by Tom Tatum
Pursuing A Dream
Publication Date: April 24, 2014
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 328 pages; 9781499007787
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 328 pages; 9781499007763
e-book; $3.99; 9781499009620

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