Pitching Secrets of the Pros: Big-League Hurlers Reveal the Tricks of Their Trade

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 195 pages
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The first book of its kind to teach the art of pitching from an anecdotal perspective, "Pitching Secrets of the Pros "provides a wealth of practical information through exclusive interviews and historical research. Gaylord Perry, Trevor Hoffman, Curt Schilling, Bob Feller, and Greg Maddux are only a few of the big-league pitchers and catchers who share their insights with aspiring hurlers, teaching readers about styles and strategies, fastballs and faults, and everything they need to gain a competitive edge on the mound.

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Contents

Acknowledgments vn Foreword zx 1 Styles of Pitching
1
Pitching Theories
17
Preparation and Training
29
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About the author (2004)

Wayne Stewart has covered the baseball world as a writer for twenty-five years, interviewing many Hall of Fame hurlers along the way. He has written seventeen baseball books in addition to nearly seven hundred articles for national publications such as Baseball Digest, USA Today/Baseball Weekly, and Boys' Life. He lives in Lorain, Ohio, with his wife and two sons.

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