THE BLAKE STREET BOMBERS
By Manny Randhawa; Independently Published; 2019 

Written by our fabulous volunteer Stacie Nelson

Dante Bichette, Ellis Burks, Vinny Castilla, Andres Galarraga, and Larry Walker – The Blake Street Bombers created a legacy from the beginning for the Colorado Rockies! Any Colorado Rockies fan will treasure this wonderful walk back in time to the origins of these incredible baseball players. Manny tells each of their baseball stories from childhood to professional ballplayer and the dynamic intersection of their careers in Colorado. It is easy to lose yourself reliving some of the Rockies’ most inspiring moments from early in their history. Manny includes their firsthand accounts of committing to their craft and each of their journeys to the major leagues. Their early success captivated fans throughout Colorado with chilling walk off home runs, jaw dropping batting averages, brilliant base running and defensive plays. This book brings the joy all back to remember and celebrate again!