Al Oliver was a career .303 hitter with 219 home runs and 1326 RBI's in 2368 games. He batted .300 or more eleven times and retired with 2,743 hits (45th on the all-time list). He is ranked among the all-time top 50 in games played (2368), total bases (4083), RBI (1326) and extra-base hits (825). Oliver was among the league's top ten in doubles nine times and among the league's top ten in hits nine times as well and finished in the top ten in batting average nine times. During his career, five times he was among the league's top ten in total bases and four times he was in the top ten in RBIs. Oliver is a seven time All Star player, a three time Sliver Slugger Award winner, and has won the 1982 National League Batting Title.
Oliver’s autobiography will cover his faith and determination on both on and off the diamond. It will also discuss Olivers life from overcoming hardships as a child to his eventual triumph of becoming a Major League Baseball player. His inspiring story will touch the hearts of many.