Wild Pitches: Extra Innings from Out of My League by Dirk Hayhurst

Wild Pitches: Extra Innings from Out of My League

byDirk Hayhurst

Kobo ebook | April 1, 2018

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The “best writer in a baseball uniform” follows his New York Times bestseller The Bullpen Gospels with more hilarious tales of life on and off the diamond (The New York Times).
 
As a major and not-so-major league pitcher, Dirk Hayhurst has learned to master more than striking out batters. While waiting for his name to be called in the bullpen, he honed his gifts as a storyteller.
 
In this all-too-true collection of adventures in America’s favorite pastime, Hayhurst details the intricacies of pulling off an epic team prank, even if it’s at his own expense; the art of creating the perfect professional baseball nickname; his comically ineffective attempts at writing romance novels; and a bizarre tale in which a bear gets punched in the face (yes, that really happened—with all apologies to the bear).
 
“It’s not often that someone comes along who is a good pitcher and a good writer,” and no matter how wild his stories may be, Hayhurst proves once again that it’s all in the delivery (Salon).

Title:Wild Pitches: Extra Innings from Out of My LeagueFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 1, 2018Publisher:KensingtonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0806536403

ISBN - 13:9780806536408

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The “best writer in a baseball uniform” follows his New York Times bestseller The Bullpen Gospels with more hilarious tales of life on and off the diamond (The New York Times).As a major and not-so-major league pitcher, Dirk Hayhurst has learned to master more than striking out batters. While waiting for his name to be called in the bullpen, he honed his gifts as a storyteller.In this all-too-true collection of adventures in America’s favorite pastime, Hayhurst details the intricacies of pulling off an epic team prank, even if it’s at his own expense; the art of creating the perfect professional baseball nickname; his comically ineffective attempts at writing romance novels; and a bizarre tale in which a bear gets punched in the face (yes, that really happened—with all apologies to the bear).“It’s not often that someone comes along who is a good pitcher and a good writer,” and no matter how wild his stories may be, Hayhurst proves once again that it’s all in the delivery (Salon).