Play Ball Like the Hall of Famers

Play Ball Like the Hall of Famers

The Inside Scoop From 19 Baseball Greats

Book - 2005
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Nineteen baseball Hall of Famers share winning strategies with young players and fans!
In this inside look at the fundamentals of baseball, author and veteran sports writer Steven Krasner asks some of the greatest ball players to ever play in the major leagues to explain the strategies and thought processes behind their winning ways. Each chapter includes an in-depth interview with the athlete, a glossary of baseball terms, anecdotes from the player's career and memories from his youth, as well as advice for getting and maintaining a mental edge during the game.
From Johnny Bench on calling a game and Paul Molitor on bunting to Phil Niekro on throwing a knuckleball and Brooks Robinson on playing third base, heroes of the game offer sports fans a first-rate baseball education using their own big league experiences. More than just a how-to guide for playing baseball, Play Ball Like the Hall of Famers is an intimate look at how professionals do what they do, and how the struggles and influences of their early years informed their later successes. Major League Ball Players featured:
Johnny Bench
George Brett
Rod Carew
Gary Carter
Orlando Cepeda
Bobby Doerr
Dennis Eckersley
Bob Feller
Whitey Ford
Harmon Killebrew
Bill Mazeroski
Paul Molitor
Phil Niekro
Brooks Robinson
Tom Seaver
Ozzie Smith
Don Sutton
Carl Yastrzemski
Robin Yount
Approved by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum!

Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781561453399
1561453390
Branch Call Number: 796.3572
Characteristics: 221 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Neely, Keith 1943-

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