A Big-league Catcher Tells How the Game Is Really Played

Book - 2014
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"Structured to mirror the flow of a baseball game, THROWBACK covers everything that happens both in plain sight and behind the scenes (or sometime in whispered invective at the plate or in the bullpen), from the players' pre-game routines and the pitcher's warm-up tosses, to the hidden signs the catcher and pitcher use to communicate to outwit hitters; from infielders' often amusing conversations with men at first and third bases, to the specific positions outfielders often take based on the pitch they anticipate will next be thrown. Based on Kendall's15 years of professional MLB experience, THROWBACK weaves hilarious first-person anecdotes together with wonderfully illuminating "Oh, that's why they do that!" insights into professional baseball, how it's played, and the "why" behind everything you see happening on and off the field"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
ISBN: 9781250031839
Branch Call Number: 796.357 KENDALL
Characteristics: 291 pages ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Judge, Lee


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