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We all love the curveball. The hook. The deuce. Public enemy number one. Uncle Charlie. It is an amazing pitch to watch.
But nothing beats the fastball. The numero uno. Read more
Sometimes it's easy to wonder how a particular approach has never been covered in a book before.
Tim Wendel must have wondered that at some point. Read more
A good book that takes the reader inside the pitching of greats like Bob Feller. It also gives us looks at fireballers that didn't make the grade. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Hertzel Grotch
Again, Tim Wendel's baseball knowledge and research lead me to historical people and events of which I was unaware. A very pleasant and informative read.Published 22 months ago by Shorthorn Steve
More than anything, this is a book about minor league legend Steve Dalkowski. The inspiration for Bull Durham's Nuke LaLoosh, Dalkowski never pitched a major league inning, but his... Read morePublished on July 15, 2013 by Jason Kirkfield
Extremely entertaining, probably the best book on baseball I have come across. I would highly recommend this to virtually all serious baseball fans in any age group.Published on April 28, 2013 by david p. sokolow
This book was a gift from a good friend -- prompted by my late-age (81) laments that although I'm still feeling pretty good I lost my fastball. Read morePublished on July 6, 2012 by Frank G. Splitt
Who threw a baseball the fastest of all-time? Some assert Bob Gibson, Sandy Koufax, Walter Johnson, Sam McDowell, Goose Goosage, Bob Feller, Nolan Ryan, and many of the modern... Read morePublished on November 10, 2010 by Mike Robinson