Rob Taub: Burton Rocks On
Huffington Post Sports - about 4 years
Burton Rocks may look 10 years younger than his actual 40 years, but he definitely has an old soul. While most of his peers probably have no idea who Satchel Paige was, Rocks can tell you everything about the Hall of Fame player, including the names of his pitches (Bat Dodger, Midnight Creeper and Trouble Ball to name a few). As an author, Rocks has collaborated with some of baseball's greatest names, such as Bob Feller and Carl Erskine. He co-wrote Me and My Dad: A Baseball Memoir, with Paul O'Neill, which made the New York Times bestseller list in 2003 and he also holds a degree from Hofstra Law School. As members of the Friars Club, our paths have crossed numerous times over the years and the conversation is usually about baseball.
I've always thought Rocks would make a great politician as he seems to know just about everyone at the club and I'm envious of his talents when I see him work a room like a veteran campaigner, but Rocks prefers baseball. "Professional ba
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