Advance Praise for
"What a wonderful farewell to the House that Ruth Built. No doubt, the Yankee greats will sanctify the new Yankee Stadium with their special mojo, and the pinstripe magic will continue!"
Richard and Homer Gere,
"A true Field of Dreams. I am proud to be a part of it."
"A tremendous tribute to the Boss- if it were possible, the Boss would be the one to bring all of the Yankee greats back for one last time."
"Magical and spectacular-what a story for the children of the world."
"Another masterpiece by Ray Negron; a tale for the kids to love forever."
"Yankee greats come to life to play one last game at Yankee Stadium. What a treat!"
"In One last Time, Ray Negron brings to life not only all the great stars of the pin-striped past but the memories of Yankee Stadium. For any young fan, it's a fun and easy way to learn the history of one of sports' most storied and historical venues before it's gone."
"What a great way to learn about the Yankees of the past."
Rich "Goose" Gossage,
"What a tool for a parent to be able to use to teach their kids about the greats of the past."
Advance Praise for
The Greatest Story Never Told is probably the most important children’s book that you and your kids will read together.
Ray Negron tells a feel-good tale of tolerance and understanding in The Greatest Story Never Told: The Babe and Jackie. Just like he did in The Boy of Steel, Negron gives children and their parents a charming roadmap to better days ahead. This home run touches them all.
"IN THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD, RAY NEGRON HAS OFFERED US AN UPLIFTING AND STRAIGHTFORWARD WAY TO TEACH OUR SON AUSTIN ABOUT TOLERANCE, MULTICULTURALISM, TEAMWORK, AND FRIENDSHIP. WE EXPECT TO READ IT AGAIN, AND AGAIN."
Baseball can tie together so many important lessons in one neat package. That makes the game a powerful teaching tool for children, and Ray Negron understands that. This book offers lessons of race, friendship, sorrow and hope in a way that children will love to learn and parents will love to teach.
An important lesson for all the children of the world.
Ray Negron hits a grand slam with his powerful and inspirational story. This book is a testament to Ray’s own hero, George Steinbrenner, and to the game of baseball.
Adele C. Smithers
The Babe and Jackie together, can only lead to courage, love, heart and soul. Truly The Greatest Story Never Told.
The impact of what the Babe and Jackie Robinson show and the greatest Story Never Told is something that will live forever— It makes me proud to work in this great game
“An inspiring story, one any child who has ever played baseball will find irresistible. The Greatest Story Never Told: The Babe and Jackie is grand-slam of magical realism. Ray Negron uses the game’s biggest legends to teach children one of life’s most crucial lessons. “
Baseball's greatest stars--like Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, and Roberto Clemente--have always transcended the sport. In the follow-up to his wonderfully touching The Boy of Steel, Ray Negron uses pieces of baseball's past to spread messages of tolerance and courage. If these are issues you have difficulty dealing with as a parent, you'll appreciate the message being sent in The Greatest Story Never Told."
Ray Negron has done it again. With baseball as the backdrop, he has fashioned another indelible tale of the indomitability of the human spirit. It's about time that someone told what had been The Greatest Story Never Told. We're lucky it was Negron.
Courage, Compassion, Love. That can only equal to Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, who I am named after. Best I ever read
Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson have had a major impact in Japan and like The Greatest Story Never Told, their legend will live on forever.
Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball player ever.
"Babe Ruth, in all his complexity, is a Ruthian challenge to capsulate for a child's book. Ray has managed with his wonderful writing talent, to capture the true caring essence of the Babe and Jackie as they really were! Thank you Ray.
Linda Ruth Tosetti
"The Greatest Story Never Told is a tale of tolerance using baseball history as a guide. Black or white, healthy or sick, Yankees fan or Dodgers fan, children will learn valuable lessons as they meet some of the giants of the game."
“The Greatest Story Never Told” by Ray Negron, will quickly rise to the top of the Children’s Best Seller list all over the world. The life lessons that the author deals with are powerful and true in our everyday world. Children will grow and benefit from reading this book with their parents. It opens the door to so many real life events and circumstances that the youth of today face in the future. The children who read and experience this story will surely have a positive impact on our society in the future.
Ray Negron takes young readers on a journey into the heart of baseball, which is where the Babe and Jackie always will live. It is also a journey into the heart, period, which reminds us that we really aren't as different from each other as we think.
Thank goodness the Greatest Story Never Told has been told!