"Connecting the past and this imagining of the future gives readers insight into the major problems of the present world, whilst also delivering a classic story with suspense, action, intrigue, and, perhaps most importantly, hope. Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend The Death and Resurrection of Baseball to fans of fascinating fiction everywhere." -Readers Choice FIVE-STAR ★★★★★ review.
In the year 2166, baseball is just a distant memory, lost in the aftermath of a devastating second American civil war a hundred years earlier. But when Joe Scott, a curious 12-year-old boy stumbles upon a relic from the distant past, from before the war, it sparks a search for its meaning. Little does he know that the wheels of Providence have been unwittingly set in motion, leading to a stunning discovery in Dyersville, Iowa.
Joe then becomes the focal point in rediscovering the lost game of baseball. As Joe and his buddies try to learn the game back in McHenry, they face many challenges - from skeptical adults who dismiss baseball as a relic of the past, to no living person having any knowledge of the game. But as they push through these obstacles, the power and beauty of the game begins to shine through, luring young and old alike to its magic, bringing hope and joy to a world that has seen far too much darkness.
Full of heart and a deep love of the game, The Death and Resurrection of Baseball is a thrilling tale of perseverance and triumph against all odds. Join Joe Scott, his family, and friends on their journey to rediscover the magic of baseball and prove that some traditions are worth preserving, no matter how far into the future we may go.
Baseball has always been a metaphor for America and has always brought Americans together. In The Death and Resurrection of Baseball, you will find its greatest strength, hope!