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Pitch by Pitch

My View of One Unforgettable Game

Pitch by Pitch( )
Author: Gibson, Bob
Wheeler, Lonnie
ISBN:978-1-250-06104-1
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:Flatiron Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.99
Book Description:

Pitch by Pitch gets inside the head of Bob Gibson on October 2, 1968, when he took the mound for game one of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers and struck out a record seventeen batters.

With the tension rising in the stadium, an uproarious crowd behind him, and the record for the most strikeouts thrown in a World Series game on the line, Gibson, known as one of the most intimidating pitchers in baseball history, relives every inning and each pitch of this...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.41 x 9.48 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds
Author Biography
Gibson, Bob (Author)
Lonnie Wheeler was born in 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from the University of Missouri, he worked for several newspapers including the Anderson Independent in South Carolina, the Clarion Ledger in Mississippi, and the Cincinnati Enquirer. He eventually transitioned into magazine work and writing books. His fist two books, The Cincinnati Game and Bleachers: A Summer in Wrigley Field, were published in 1988. His other works include I Had a Hammer, Stranger to the Game, and Long Shot.

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