Victory lap: Cubs’ David Ross is working on a memoir

FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2016 file photo, Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross celebrates after Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Chicago. Ross has a deal with Hachette Books for a memoir called “Teammate: My Life in Baseball, ”that will come out in May. Ross, 39, was a key player during the Cubs’ storied 2016 season, when they won a World Series title for the first time since 1908. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — David Ross is taking another victory lap.

The Chicago Cubs’ beloved catcher has a deal with Hachette Books for a memoir that will track his “resilient and ultimately triumphantly” career. “Teammate: My Life in Baseball” is coming out in May, Hachette announced Wednesday. Ross will collaborate with Don Yaeger.

Ross, 39, was a key player during the Cubs’ storied 2016 season, when they won a World Series title for the first time since 1908. He had announced his retirement during the regular season and ended his career in style, with a home run in Game 7. Ross played for several major league teams during a 15-year career.


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