The Global Baseball Classroom
As Envoy Coach with Major League Baseball International, Brent Loehr taught baseball in such faraway places as Germany, Sweden, and Uganda. Join Brent as he teaches base running on gravel in the Canadian Arctic; hides from a swarm of bees in an outfield in Africa; dines with the real Swedish Chef in Rattvik; and learns nothing beats baseball for bridging cultural gaps, no matter how wide they are. More
Few individuals share Brent Loehr’s fascinating and diverse perspective on baseball. Taste the truly international flavor of America's greatest game as he did, and draw life lessons from the inspiring stories of others. Brent’s baseball journey began in Western Canada. A playing career that culminated as catcher at a US college evolved into coaching, which grew to running clinics, and then finally became stints as Envoy Coach with Major League Baseball International, developing and delivering clinics around the world.
Read about a perilous trip on Arctic waters with an adventurous group of Inuit hunters; rewarding Canadian baseball connections with the spirited Bill Spaceman Lee and legendary author W.P. Kinsella; an encounter with a one-armed European ballplayer who had never heard of Jim Abbott; a baseball signed by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig that touched lives at a monastery for decades; and a life-altering summer spent in Africa growing the game.
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