The Catcher

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Emmis Books, 2005 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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Part of the Behind the Seams series, The Catcher is an in-depth exploration into the most demanding position in baseball. Interviews by author Rob Trucks of more than fifty major-league catchers, past and present including Yogi Berra, Lance Parrish, Charles Johnson, and Mike Lieberthal give a never-before-seen glimpse into life behind the mask. They share the techniques they mastered to become great catchers, their most memorable plays, and what it feels like to catch a no-hitter or a knuckleball.

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The Catcher (Baseball Behind the Seams)

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Trucks (Cup of Coffee: The Very Short Careers of 18 Major League Pitchers ) offers an inside look at how a position is played through profiles of greats and interviews with present-day practitioners ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Trucks has toiled as a janitor, English instructor, free-lance writer, banker, publisher, farmer and folk singer among other jobs.