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8 edition of The Knuckleball From Hell found in the catalog.

The Knuckleball From Hell

by Michael Wayne

  • 85 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by iThink Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports,
  • Sports / Baseball,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • National security,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York Mets (Baseball team),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11812932M
    ISBN 10097667971X
    ISBN 109780976679714
    OCLC/WorldCa86168842

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      The Knuckleball Club is the first book to provide a comprehensive survey of the pitch and the players who used it, offering a deep understanding of how the knuckleball has fit into the fabric of the game over the past one hundred : Richard A. Johnson.   The Future of the Knuckleball Nate Beard Correspondent I Comments. One. The number is a rarity in the world of sports, but there is an exception that I find increasingly disturbing. Author: Nate Beard.

      Directed by Ken Sons. With Brett Leake. Knuckleball is the story of Brett Leake who was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at With the support of his family, he has become a nationally recognized comedian appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno five times/10(8).   A n unintentional reminder of baseball’s eerie absence from American life right now, the title of the Howling Hex’s Knuckleball Express references our national pastime’s weirdest, wackiest pitch, darting and dipping and befuddling hitters due to seemingly random movements resulting from its attenuated spinning motion. It’s also a fitting moniker for yet 4/5.


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The Knuckleball From Hell by Michael Wayne Download PDF EPUB FB2

I got this book as a pre-publication copy. I often enjoy sports fiction, particularly comic baseball novels, of which Philip Roth's "The Great American Novel" is the gold standard.

In "The Knuckleball from Hell" I found an admittedly zany plot, but /5(8). I was lucky to get an advance copy of The Knuckleball from Hell. I must admit at first, I wasn't sure what to expect.

I tend to read a lot of historical baseball books, and although I've read baseball fiction, I'm not a big fan of baseball novels.

That being said, Michael Wayne's book is a really good, fun read!/5. A book trailer for the new upcoming novel, The Knuckleball From Hell, by Michael Wayne. A grave injustice has been done. Michael Wayne, the author of "The Knuckleball From Hell," a book that finally gives all Mets fans something to be proud of and something to laugh about, and in the process unites all Mets fans, should not be taken away to Guantanamo by the Department of Homeland Security.

A knuckleball or knuckler is a baseball pitch thrown to minimize the spin of the ball in flight, causing an erratic, unpredictable motion. The air flow over a The Knuckleball From Hell book of the ball causes the ball to transition from laminar to turbulent flow.

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See actions taken by 5/5. The book "Wherever I Wind Up" by R.A Dickey is an autobiography about a baseball player who had a troubled childhood kept his head high and accomplished many great things.

Dickey was raped a couple times when he was eight and it has haunted him ever since. The only thing that saved him from thinking about this was playing baseball.4/5. Knuckleball book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Bores the hell of me.

Given a choice between putting a cigarette out in my eye and talking about baseball, Id hold my hand out for your lighter. But Im glad that I gave Knuckleball a chance.

With a very concrete and vivid sense of place, a cast of fully /5. Jim Bouton, of course, once wrote a whole book, Ball Four, based on his season with the Seattle Pilots inwhen he attempted to reinvent himself as a knuckleball pitcher, and that is probably the most quote-worthy book in the annals of baseball : Jeff Freier.

The Knuckleball: The science behind why it's so damn hard to hit, a video shoot at Parkland College. The clip features left-handed knuckleball pitcher and Grinnell College physics undergraduate student Andrew Kelley, who worked with me in summer on knuckleball research.

Published J by ReutersTV. The Knuckleball (Age 8+) The knuckleball is pitching’s equivalent of a superstition — never fully understood but always feared. Hell, it’s the only pitch to ever earn its own documentary. If executed correctly, it flies with zero spin, which causes the ball to dance erratically and break up to 3 or 4 times in unpredictable directions.

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 : Dee, Ivan R.

Publisher. The Bremer-Blyleven partnership obviously plays a starring role in the book and be assured you’ll enjoy the stories, regardless of whether you always enjoy “Dick and Bert” in the booth. If you’re looking for “dirt” on players, coaches, broadcasters or front office executives, you’re not going to find it in Bremer’s book.

Knuckleball pitchers belong to a kind of family, its members bound together by the pursuit of the same uncommon endeavor. In Dickey’s book, he credits Hough with helping to rescue his : David Gendelman. He was formerly a knuckleball pitcher in the major leagues.

This book did a great job of presenting the information and it told Candiotti’s story so well. K.P. Wee is truly a talented author and I hope to read more from him in the future.-Gracie, via email, September Aerodynamics of a knuckleball Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Physics 43(11) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

From Dickey's book, just published this spring: You have an angry knuckleball, Phil says. It comes in so much harder than the way guys have historically thrown the : Rob Neyer.

The result of all this drift can be sheer hell on hitters — and catchers. The verbs commonly used to describe what a knuckleball does are flutter, dance and dart. The knuckleball sometimes. Knuckleball.

is a documentary film that follows the seasons of Tim Wakefield and R.A. Dickey, Major League Baseball's only knuckleball pitchers that year. It was released in theaters on Septem and on DVD on April 2, Wakefield won his th game in and Dickey won the Cy Young AwardMusic by: Paul Brill.

The book, originally published with the subtitle “My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Major Leagues,” chronicled the insecurities of.

Knuckleball definition is - a slow baseball pitch that moves erratically and unpredictably and that is thrown with little spin by gripping the ball with the knuckles.

Later, as he struggled to keep a place in the game — the central storyline of “Ball Four;” the hijinks and the laughs were just a bonus —. The finding is particularly relevant because Major League Baseball honored New York Mets pitcher R.A.

Dickey with the National League Cy Young award. Dickey's stock in trade is the ability to throw the fluttering knuckleball pitch so accurately and consistently that he ended the season with 20 wins and an ERA of just