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K : a history of baseball in ten pitches

Kepner, Tyler, (Baseball writer), author.

New York : Doubleday, [2019]

xiv, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.

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Even the slightest calibration can turn a baseball from an ordinary pitch into a weapon to thwart the greatest hitters in the world. Each pitch has its own history, evolving through the decades as the masters pass it down to the next generation. Kepner traces the colorful stories and fascinating folklore behind the ten major pitches, from the blazing fastball to the fluttering knuckleball to the slippery spitball. -- adapted from jacket.

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ISBN:

978-0-385-54101-5 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-0-385-54101-5 (hardcover)

ISBN:

978-1-10197085-0 (paperback)

ISBN:

978-1-10197085-0 (paperback)

ISBN:

9780385541022 (ebook)

LC Call No:

GV871 .K46 2019

Dewey Class No:

796.357/22 23

Author:

Kepner, Tyler, (Baseball writer), author.

Title:

K : a history of baseball in ten pitches / Tyler Kepner.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

xiv, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.

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text txt rdacontent

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still image sti rdacontent

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volume nc rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-285) and index.

Summary:

Even the slightest calibration can turn a baseball from an ordinary pitch into a weapon to thwart the greatest hitters in the world. Each pitch has its own history, evolving through the decades as the masters pass it down to the next generation. Kepner traces the colorful stories and fascinating folklore behind the ten major pitches, from the blazing fastball to the fluttering knuckleball to the slippery spitball. -- adapted from jacket.

Subject:

Pitching (Baseball)

Subject:

Pitchers (Baseball)

Subject:

Baseball--United States--History.

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