The Shortstop - Baseball Behind the Seams (Paperback)Rob Trucks (author)
Paperback Published: 16/02/2006
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Rob Trucks's brings the same level of insight and thorough research to this new book in the popular Baseball Behind the Seams series that he brought to "The Catcher" and "The Starting Pitcher." Trucks close examination of how the pros play shortstop explores how the position has evolved through the years and decades, from Honus Wagner to Derek Jeter. Readers will spend a day in the life of Jose Valentin, walk down memory lane with Trucks as he pays tribute to the shortstops of his youth, and find out what it takes, both physically and mentally, to be a shortstop -- the most important defensive position on the baseball field. "The Shortstop" includes interviews with top shortstops past and present, including Jimmy Rollins, Khalil Greene, Desi Relaford, Larry Bowa, Roger Metzger, Alex Grammas, Eddie O'Brien, Jack Kubiszyn, and many others.
Publisher: Clerisy Press
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 193 x 142 x 13 mm
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