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Insight Pitch

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You're straddling the pitcher?s mound in Shea Stadium. The game rests in your hands. Your heart is pounding. Big money is at stake. You feel thousands of eyes burning your jersey as they wait for a pitch. You gulp at the air trying to settle your nerves. It's go time.

Insight Pitch is a sports story that spills over three decades. Retired Major League Baseball pitcher Skip Lockwood tells anecdotes from throughout his career as a ballplayer, starting with his days as a Little Leaguer through his professional tenure with the Kansas City Athletics, Seattle Pilots, Milwaukee Brewers, California Angels, New York Mets, and Boston Red Sox, before his retirement in 1980. Along the way, he details both the on and off the field shenanigans as well as the enormous psychological process that he underwent during each and every time he took the mound.

Readers will find some laughs along the way and marvel as they share the locker room with legends like Jesse Owens, Satchel Paige, Catfish Hunter, and Yogi Berra.

Humorous but insightful, this book makes the perfect addition to any baseball fan's shelf.

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Publisher: Sports Publishing

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 5, 2019

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781683581765
  • File size: 871 KB
  • Release date: January 5, 2019

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781683581765
  • File size: 869 KB
  • Release date: January 5, 2019

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You're straddling the pitcher?s mound in Shea Stadium. The game rests in your hands. Your heart is pounding. Big money is at stake. You feel thousands of eyes burning your jersey as they wait for a pitch. You gulp at the air trying to settle your nerves. It's go time.

Insight Pitch is a sports story that spills over three decades. Retired Major League Baseball pitcher Skip Lockwood tells anecdotes from throughout his career as a ballplayer, starting with his days as a Little Leaguer through his professional tenure with the Kansas City Athletics, Seattle Pilots, Milwaukee Brewers, California Angels, New York Mets, and Boston Red Sox, before his retirement in 1980. Along the way, he details both the on and off the field shenanigans as well as the enormous psychological process that he underwent during each and every time he took the mound.

Readers will find some laughs along the way and marvel as they share the locker room with legends like Jesse Owens, Satchel Paige, Catfish Hunter, and Yogi Berra.

Humorous but insightful, this book makes the perfect addition to any baseball fan's shelf.

Expand title description text