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Author Gibson, Bob, 1935- author.

Title Pitch by pitch : my view of one unforgettable game / Bob Gibson with Lonnie Wheeler.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Flatiron Books, 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.3576 Gibson,B GIB    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-243).
Summary "Pitch by Pitch gets inside Bob Gibson's head on the evening of October 2, 1968, when he took the mound in Game One of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers and struck out a record seventeen batters. Gibson, known as one of the most intimidating pitchers in baseball history, relives each inning and each pitch. Facing down batter after batter, Gibson shares his insights into every player that stepped into the batter's box against him that day--recounting in candid and in-depth detail the pitches he threw, his control over the ball, and his moments of synchronicity with catcher and friend Tim McCarver. This iconic game and all its players come to life on the page as Gibson gives a behind-the-scenes look at the way he played the game, his relationships with teammates, coaches, and opponents and their lives on and off the field. "-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Gibson, Bob, 1935-
World Series (Baseball) (1968).
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Wheeler, Lonnie, author.
ISBN 9781250061041 (hardback)
1250061040 (hardback)

 
    
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