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The Knucklebook

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Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baseball - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Coaching - Baseball,
  • Baseball,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Pitching (Baseball),
  • Sports

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8670299M
ISBN 101566636612
ISBN 109781566636612

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  Everything Mr. Clark demonstrates in The Knucklebook is carefully illustrated with line drawings, so if you're an average high school pitcher who can throw strikes, you'll be able to throw a knuckleball exactly like a legendary Hall of Famer. You'll find appropriate and hilarious comments from those who have experienced the game of baseball as it's been affected by the /5(3). Dave Clarks The Knucklebook was listed in the bibliography of the Tim Wakefield bio Knuckler and I knew immediately that I had to read it. Its a marvelous little book, providing a brief, but insightful look at baseballs oddest pitch from a variety of perspectives: how to throw it, how to hit it, how to catch it, how to call it, among others/5. The Knucklebook: Everything You Need to Know About Baseball's Strangest Pitch – the Knuckleball is an exhaustive exploration of this bizarre pitch. Detailing the mechanics of the pitch, and the reasons a pitcher might want to use it, this book .   The Knucklebook Dave Clark Ivan R. Dee N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL $ Baseball players will recognize the knuckleball as one of the more difficult pitches of baseball; but they've never before had an entire book devoted to the play before.

About the Author. Lew Freedman is the author of nearly sixty books on sports, including Clouds over the Goalpost, The Original Six, and A Summer to Remember, and is the winner of more than journalism awards. A veteran sportswriter, Freedman was formerly a staff writer for the Chicago Tribune and Philadelphia Inquirer, Reviews: 6.   His book explains the strange workings of the pitch and how its used, no matter what your interest—whether youre a pitcher, batter, catcher, umpire, coach, spectator, or parent of any of the above%().   The Knucklebook by Dave Clark. Published Febru by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher. Written in EnglishPages:   This book has the greatest collection of knuckleball information. It is a must read for anyone who wants to throw or learn the knuckleball. It includes pictures of the grips of the most famous knuckleballers including Tim Wakefield, Phil Neikro, and Hoyt Wilhem.

  The Knucklebook by Dave Clark, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(26). This little book will teach you all you need to know about the most frustrating yet entertaining pitch in baseball: the knuckleball. "Clark masterfully breaks down the pitch, the mindset, and could save the pitch from extinction with this important work."-Will Carroll. This little book will teach you all you need to know about the most frustrating yet entertaining pitch in baseball: the knuckleball. It makes batters look foolish when it works; it embarrasses pitchers when it doesn't or if it works too well. It humiliates catchers and umpires. It confounds : Ivan R. Dee. Synopsis This little book will teach you all you need to know about the most frustrating yet entertaining pitch in baseball: the knuckleball. It makes batters look foolish when it works; it embarrasses pitchers when it doesn't or if it works too well. It humiliates catchers and : Ivan R. Dee.