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Billyball 2009: The Road to the Phillies-Yankees World Series Billy Staples

Billyball 2009: The Road to the Phillies-Yankees World Series

Billy Staples

Published August 24th 2010
ISBN : 9781450252058
Hardcover
204 pages
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 About the Book 

Strictly by chance my childhood was spent inside the Yankee and Phillies locker room where I rubbed shoulders on a weekly basis with Munson, Catfish, Reggie, Schmidt, and Carlton & Rose along with Stengel, DiMaggio, Mantle, Ford, Berra, Mays and Robin Roberts on “Old Timers’ Day”.After high school I spent two years in New York and Los Angeles giving acting a shot and was in the movies: Hairspray, Coming to America, Gremlins II and a recurring role as the young Lt. Columbo.I left a corporate position at AT&T World Headquarters to teach 7th grade English in the Pembroke Projects of Bethlehem for 13 years. During that time I was twice nominated for Disney’s National Teacher of the Year award. My groundbreaking work helping troubled kids better their lives and make it to college was featured in a five-part series on CNN.I am featured in the book/video “The Secret” by Jack Canfield where he says:” Billy Staples, the teacher is and was a walking, talking example of “The Secret” before the Secret came out”.I am the co-founder of the “BEST” College Scholarship Organization and has been responsible for tuition aid for over 100 inner-city kids.I am also the co-author of the National Sports Best Seller, “Before the Glory”, printed by the Chicken Soup for the Soul publishers- which was ranked as high as #5 among sports books nationwide.I currently travel the country giving motivational and educational presentations at hundreds of colleges, universities, high schools and middle schools, rotary’s and corporations where I share my teaching methods, experiences, stories and of course my “Secrets”……