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Extremely well-written. Sowell almost makes you feel like you are there in all of the critical moments. Highly recommended for a true fan of the game.Published 4 months ago by R. COLLINS
If you read this book, it's because you love baseball. You love the play-by-play and statistics, and this book delivers. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mary S
Compelling detailed book about Baseball and a most tragic event.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Exhaustively researched and lots of nice detail. Leans a bit heavily on clichés, but that is of minor quibble. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bob Kloss
This is by far the best baseball book I have read, and I have read a lot of them.Published 9 months ago by Gosport474
One of the best sports books I've ever read. The only thing I would have liked to seen included is how this event affected Mays' chances of being elected to the HOF.Published 10 months ago by MickeyD
Every baseball fan knows the rudiments. That a Cleveland shortstop, Ray Chapman, was killed by a pitched ball in 1920... the only such fatality ever in big league history. Read morePublished 10 months ago by blademan
The best baseball writing is about more than baseball. That's why I say that THE PITCH THAT KILLED is an excellent book about life & death. Read morePublished 17 months ago by PoetMike
The title of this book really caught my attention as I was a personal friend of Carl Mays. Although I am not a big fan of baseball, I wanted to read about it since I knew Carl. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Teresa Johnson