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By Guy Hansen,Tom Gresham

in the course of his profession as a certified baseball scout and trainer, man Hansen helped signal a powerful roster of destiny colossal leaguers, together with Bret Saberhagen, Cecil Fielder, Kevin Appier, and Jeff Conine, and coached dozens of the game’s most sensible pitchers. during this ebook, Hansen information the teachings he discovered in the course of his a long time within the video game, together with "The Answer," his key to sound pitching mechanics, and tells colourful tales of the gamers he encountered—stories that would make stronger these classes. He explains what it used to be wish to see Saberhagen whilst he used to be a scrawny highschool freshman, how Bo Jackson spoke back while he brushed him off the plate, how Zack Greinke either surprised and pissed off him, and why the good George Brett instructed man to time him to first base ahead of his ultimate at bat. This e-book will exhibit you baseball in the course of the eyes of 1 of the sport's such a lot impassioned and committed lecturers.

"Without Guy's skill to imagine outdoors the field and willingness to embody the radical concerning my type, a lot of my significant league profession may perhaps by no means have come to be." -- Kevin Appier

"Guy's trust in me while i used to be a tender participant helped provide me self belief in my talents ... He observed me as a destiny significant leaguer while few others did, and i have consistently been thankful for his belief and support." -- Cecil Fielder

"Prior to the 1989 season, man reviewed my pitching mechanics and refined adjustments have been made. I proceeded to set profession bests in wins, earned run standard, strikeouts and gained a moment Cy younger Award." -- Bret Saberhagen

"Among the masses of avid gamers I coached at UCLA for 25 years, man will stay on the best of my all-time favorites record. His ebook is a must-read for all who love America's favourite pastime." -- Glenn Mickens

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