Pitching in a Pinch

Baseball from the Inside
CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: DD6250
Released: Jul 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470889005
Narrator/s: Adams Morgan
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Description

Pitching in a Pinch, originally published in 1912, is an insider's account of the world of baseball, blending anecdote, biography, instruction, and social history. It celebrates baseball as it was played in the first decade of the twentieth century by famous contemporaries like Honus Wagner and Rube Marquand, managers like John McGraw and Connie Mack, and many others. Always sensitive to psychology as well as technique, Mathewson describes the "dangerous batters" he faced; the "peculiarities" of big-league pitchers; the "good and bad" of coaching, umpiring, sign-stealing, base-running, and spring training; and the importance of superstition to athletes. "Matty," as he was called, makes the listener feel that tense moment when a player in a pinch must use his head.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Christy Mathewson
Narrator(s): Kyle Tait
Genre: Sports
Product Number Z100157949
Released: Nov 28, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781094078656
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Author(s): Christy Mathewson
Narrator(s): Adams Morgan
Product Number Z100095524
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481548045
eBook
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Author(s): Christy Mathewson
Product Number EB00388509
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781101614396

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