You may have heard the story of Willie Mays Aikens.
The former Royals first baseman and a standout in the 1980 World Series looked poised for success until addiction became his downfall.
Author Gregory Jordan has published an account of Aikens’s journey through the peaks and valleys of his life before, during and after his time in prison with unflinching honesty. Aikens told his story of addiction, freedom and redemption, warts and all.
Kings of Kauffman has three copies to give to our loyal readers.
If you want to get yourself a copy, it’s very simple to become eligible:
Tweet @KingsofKauffman or comment on our Facebook page with your choice of the winner and total number of home runs hit in the 2012 Home Run Derby on July 9. In the event of a tie, the closest to the estimated longest home run hit (in feet) will determine a winner.
The deadline to submit your prediction is midnight central time Sunday night, July 8.