Still Pitching
Still Pitching

Still Pitching

Musings from the Mound and the Microphone
By Jim Kaat, By Phil Pepe, Foreword by Joe Torre, Introduction by David Halberstam


224 Pages, 6 x 9

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ISBN 9781623681616

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Apr 2003)


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He pitched to Ted Williams and Tony Gwynn. His career spanned three commissioners, four decades and five times in six cities. Before he becomes elected to the baseball Hall of Fame, learn about the fascinating career of one of the most unheralded hurlers.

Author Biography

Jim Kaat is the Game Analyst for New York Yankees games on the YES Network and WCBS-TV. After 20 years as a television analyst, Kaat has proven himself to be as good at his second profession as he was on the pitcher's mound. He was a member of the broadcast team that won the New York Emmy Awards in 1996 and 1998, respectively, for "Outstanding Live Sports Coverage-Single Program" for the coverage of Dwight Gooden's no-hitter and David Wells' perfect game. Also in 1998, Kaat was a part of the broadcast team that won the New York Emmy for "Outstanding Live Sports Coverage Series-Professional." Kaat has been the chief analyst for ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" and also worked in the same capacity for CBS Sports from 1989-93 when that station held the right to Major League Baseball. In addition, Kaat has covered all the primary events in baseball including: the 1988 Olympic baseball games (NBC), the College World Series (ESPN) and Major League Baseball playoffs (ESPN). During his 25-year pitching career (1957-83), Kaat was a member of six divisional champions, two pennant winners and the 1982 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. He was also the president of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. Kaat covers about 85 games a year for the Yankees and in his free time plays golf and enjoys horse racing. He has four children - Jim Jr., Jill, Stacey and Drew. He and his wife, MaryAnn, live in Stuart, Fla.Phil Pepe is the author of 38 books on sports, including collaborations with Yankee legends Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin and Whitey Ford (Few and Chosen: Defining Yankee Greatness Across the Eras). His other book also released in spring 2003 by Triumph Books - Few and Chosen: Defining Cardinals Greatness Across the Eras with - Tim McCarver, the former St. Louis catcher ranks the five best players in the history of the franchise at each position. Pepe was the Yankees beat writer for the New York Daily News from 1968-1981, and is a former president of the Baseball Writers Association of America.