Profiles the life of the baseball player who discovered that mud worked better than dirty water for breaking in baseballs. - (Baker & Taylor)

Traces the invention of Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud by longtime baseball fan, player and coach Russell Aubrey "Lena" Blackburne, describing how his distaste for the methods used by players to break in baseballs prompted his creation and how, for more than 75 years, teams have been using the Hall of Fame-noted product to prepare baseballs before every game. - (Baker & Taylor)