The knuckleball has been a part of major league baseball since the early 1900s, and continues to be used to this day. The knuckleball??"so difficult to hit but also difficult to control and catch??"is a remarkable and unusual pitch that few can ever really master. This book looks at the game??s great knuckleball pitchers, including Hoyt Wilhelm, Phil Niekro, Dutch Leonard, Charlie Hough, Jim Bouton, Wilbur Wood, Tom Candiotti, Tim Wakefield, R.A. Dickey, and others. The book begins with a brief history of the knuckleball and an overview of the science of the pitch before diving into the stories of the pitchers themselves. Rich in anecdotes and interviews, this book is a comprehensive account of the best knuckleball pitchers in the history of major league baseball.
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|Size: ||3.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007479030 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|