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making of a big-league pitcher.

Ed Richter

making of a big-league pitcher.

by Ed Richter

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Published by Chilton Books in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pitching (Baseball)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Jim Brosnan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV871 .R5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p.
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22361224M
    LC Control Number63010423

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      While he pitched in a World Series and helped the Cincinnati Reds win the National League pennant in with a record and 16 saves, .   Around 60 percent of big league pitchers use some type of foreign substance on the mound, Friedman estimates, referencing his conversations over the years with MLB players.

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