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Armed & Dangerous
Armed & Dangerous ›
By Fran Zimniuch
Price 14.95

Trade Paper

ISBN 9781600786433

Published Mar 2011

In Armed & Dangerous author Fran Zimniuch provides an in-depth look at the 2011 Phillies, including in-depth features on pitching aces Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, and Roy Oswalt as well as profiles of manager Charlie Manuel and other members of the 2011 Phillies. Featuring beautiful color photography, Armed & Dangerous provides a first look at what could prove to be a historic team.
Fireman (4 Formats) ›
By Fran Zimniuch, Foreword by Lee Smith
Trade Paper Price 16.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781600783128

Published Feb 2010

Revealing how the pitching roles in baseball have been redefined over the years, this book uses statistics, trend analysis, and interviews with front office personnel, managers, coaches, and pitchers past and present, to discuss the changing nature of the bullpen and how the current, specialized role of the closer came into being. Goose Gossage, Dennis Eckersley, Fergie Jenkins and All-Star closer Lee Smith all share their insights and own experiences as pitchers and why they were instrumental in helping to change the role of relievers during their careers. Fireman provides a true understanding of how relief pitching got to where it is today and how the closers role has been able to reshape America’s pastime. Baseball fans from every generation will not want to be with out this book.