A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches

Recommended by Adnan Virk, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #14 in Baseball

From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today

The baseball is an amazing plaything. We can grip it and hold it so many different ways, and even the slightest calibration can turn an ordinary pitch into a weapon to thwart the greatest hitters in the world. Each pitch has its own history, evolving through the...

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Adnan Virk “K: A history of baseball in 10 pitches” is a fascinating, absorbing book by ⁦@TylerKepner⁩ The artistry of the curve, the funkiness of the knuckler, the deceit of the spitter...it’s even got Dennis Eckersley convincing the author he could throw a serious splitter! https://t.co/yy7IqnQIEI (Source)

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