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Are You a Baseball Guy?

by Steve Physioc with Rex Hudler

Hey, are you a Baseball Guy?” Being a “Baseball Guy” is more than just learning a game. Baseball Guys come in all sizes and shapes and ages – and it’s not just for guys! It is learning that kindness, hard work, respect, positivity, and teamwork are qualities of players and winners – and these traits are important not only on the baseball diamond but wherever you are. In “Are You a Baseball Guy?” broadcasters Steve Physioc and Rex Hudler invite readers to join them on their drive to Kansas City Royals Kauffman Stadium meeting Baseball Guys along the way and at the Stadium. Hudler’s trademark “Hud-isms” will delight fans of the game as he and Phiz show young readers what it means to be a Baseball Guy. Rob Peters’ illustrations adds life and color to Phiz and Hud’s story from the road trip to The “K” to the shout of “Let’s play ball!”
Are You a Baseball Guy?

About the Authors

Steve Physioc

Steve Physioc “Phiz” has been a play-by-play announcer in both the college and pros. He is currently the radio and TV broadcaster for the Kansas City Royals and won an Emmy in 2013 for his work. Steve is the award-winning author of The Walls of Lucca, and Above the Walls, a historical fiction series set in WWI and WWII Italy. His latest novel, Walks with the Wind, about a Native American man’s quest to play Major League Baseball, won a 2021 Writer’s Digest grand prize. The sequel, Catching the Wind, was released in the spring of 2022. Steve, and wife, Stace, have two children and three grandchildren. They make their home in Stilwell, Kansas.

Rex Hudler

Rex Hudler “Hud” is a former Major League baseball player after being a first-round draft choice of the New York Yankees in 1978. After his pro-ball career, he became a sports broadcaster and is currently the TV broadcaster of the Kansas City Royals. His memorable “Hud-isms” are beloved fan favorites. He is an active motivational speaker and with his wife Jennifer, founded “Team Up for Down Syndrome.” They have four children and make their home in Overland Park, Kansas.


Children, Sports
Publication Date
September 2022
Trim Size
8” x 10”
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