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Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves: CONTEMPORARY BASEBALL POEMS Paperback – May 1, 1991

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; English Language edition (May 1, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0252061837
  • ISBN-13: 978-0252061837
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,370,266 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A Post Card Out Of Panama by William D. Barney
Sign For My Father, Who Stressed The Bunt by David Bottoms
Late Innings by Neal Bowers
World Series Blues by Neal Bowers
Elegy For Richard Hugo From Gainesville by Rick Campbell
Russ Joy Little League by Douglas Carlson
Junk Ball by Fred Chappell
Spitballer by Fred Chappell
Strike Zone by Fred Chappell
Baseball by Thomas Willard Clark
Baseball And Classicism by Thomas Willard Clark
September In The Bleachers by Thomas Willard Clark
To Bert Campaneris by Thomas Willard Clark
Dream Of A Baseball Star by Gregory Corso
The Loneliness Of The Outfield by Michael Culross
The Lost Heroes by Michael Culross
Mystery Baseball by Philip Dacey
New Words by Jim Daniels
World Series, 1968 by Jim Daniels
How I Learned English by Gregory Djanikian
Ball Game by Richard Ghormley Eberhart
Will You Sign My Brand-new Baseball, Louie? by David Allan Evans
Stickball At Charlestown High by Charles Fanning
Baseball: Diving Comedy by Robert A. Fink
In Case You Thought They Played For Money by Robert A. Fink
A Night Game In Menomonie Park by Susan Firer
The Base Stealer by Robert Francis
Pitcher by Robert Francis
Baseball by Robert Gibb
The Umpire by Walker Gibson
4th Base by Gary Gildner
In My Meanest Daydream by Gary Gildner
Speaking In Tongues by Gary Gildner
Suicide by Judy Goldman
The Baseball Players by Donald Hall
Couplet by Donald Hall
Mantle by William Heyen
The Stadium by William Heyen
Instruction by Conrad Hillberry
Hitting Against Mike Cutler by Jonathan Holden
How To Play Night Baseball by Jonathan Holden
A Personal History Of The Curveball by Jonathan Holden
A Poem For Ed Whitney Ford by Jonathan Holden
From Altitude, The Diamonds by Richard Hugo
Letter To Mantsch From Havre by Richard Hugo
Missoula Softball Tournament by Richard Hugo
The Athlete by James Humphrey
Night Game by Rolfe Humphries
Center Field by Richard Jackson
And The River Gathered Around Us by Don Allen Johnson
Home Game by Don Allen Johnson
Americans Playing Slow-pitch Softball At An Airbase ... by Halvard Johnson
My Father Dreams Of Baseball by Laurence Lieberman
Fly Ball by Carol Masters
The Hummer by William Matthews
Baseball by Gail Mazur
The Idea Of Florida During A Winter Thaw by Gail Mazur
Season Wish by Linda Mizejewski
Comparative Theology by Larry Moffi
Of Kings And Things by Lillian Morrison
When I Was A Kid by Lillian Morrison
Curt Flood by Tim Peeler
The Ballad Of Dead Yankees by Donald Petersen
Good Training For Poetry by Jack Rogers Ridl
The Art Of Baseball Poetry by Mike Shannon
Bean Town Sagas: 14. In Cold Fields by Thomas Sheehan
Extra Innings by Arthur Smith
For Willie Still In Center by Dave Smith
Mean Rufus Thrown Down by Dave Smith
The Roundhouse Voices by Dave Smith
Softball At Julia Tutwiler Prison by R. T. Smith
Striking Out My Son In The Father-son Game by Ron Smith
Full Count by Dabney Stuart
Swinging On The First Pitch by Dabney Stuart
The Buddhists Have The Ball Field by James Tate
S.e. by Celia Leighton Thaxter
Ryne Duren, Yankee Reliever by Rodney Torreson
Two Years Retired, Bobby Murcer Makes A Comeback Bid, 1985 by Rodney Torreson
Tao In The Yankee Stadium Bleachers by John Updike
The Double Play by Robert Wallace
2. by Robert Penn Warren
Satan Vows To Make A Comeback by Philip Wedge
Going To The Ballgame by Charles B. Wheeler
Thurman Dreaming In Right Field by Paul Zimmer
Thurman's Slumping Blues by Paul Zimmer
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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