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Doug Coates

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Riley’s Winning Catch; Good Character Prevails, is a sequel to the author’s first book, Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way. Both children’s books discuss the importance of good character and sportsmanship nestled in stories about baseball and girls’ softball. The author has brought into each book his past experiences as both a baseball and softball coach for over twenty years. He has several years of grant writing experience for local non-profits. He is a current board member and past treasurer of the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League. Besides writing, he enjoys watching collegiate and pro football and Major League Baseball. The author loves researching ancestry and family histories. He has currently five grand-kids, enjoys beach vacations, classic autos and spending time with his partner, Karen.

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