Books By Ron Clements

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Ron Clements is a Wisconsin native and Green Bay Packers fan who married a Chicago Bears fan from Peoria, Illinois. Despite the rivalry, Ron and Patti make it work and have been living fulltime in an RV since March, 2018. They travel the country in search of new adventures and love attending baseball games and exploring national parks. They visited all 30 MLB stadiums in 2018 and have taken their RV to each of the lower 48 states. Ron is a veteran journalist of more than two decades and a summa cum laude graduate of East Carolina University, which he attended following his service in the United States Marine Corps. Ron has written for USA Today, Sporting News, CBS Sports, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Omaha World HeraldThe Philadelphia Inquirer, The Fresno Bee, the Montgomery Advertiser, and many other media outlets. Ron and Patti have two adult sons, RJ and David, and a four-legged travel companion named Maverick. While Ron’s home base is in Florida, he is on the road in his RV twelve months a year.

On the 5th of each month, Ron posts an article about current events and historical lore he discovered during his recent travels on the Mother Road.

Ron and Patti are embarking on a 15-city, 8-state book launch tour starting on August 15th. Click  here to see the complete schedule!

A Sports Fan’s Guide to Route 66 will be in bookstores, online and wherever fine books are sold on August 3, 2021.

A Sports Fan’s Guide to Route 66

by Ron Clements

Get Your Balls, Bats, and Sticks on Route 66! A brand new book that highlights historic sports venues, storied sports professionals, and current sports events along the Mother Road.
" It's all here, from rodeo to rugby, from landmark locations and legends of sports to the glory of local high school athletics. Loaded with fascinating trivia, roadside attractions, and eye-popping photographs, this book is a grand-slam!"--Jim Ross, author of Oklahoma Route 66 and Route 66 Crossings. (02/26/2021)
"A guidebook to seeing all the sports landmarks you'd never thought to see. It's pure fun."--Jeff Pearlman, New York Times, best-selling author of nine books, including Boys Will Be Boys, Three-Ring Circus, Football for a Buck, The Rocket that Fell to Earth, The Sweetness, The Gunslinger, Love Me, Hate Me and The Bad Guys Won. (02/26/2021)

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