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The pitch that killed

Mike Sowell

The pitch that killed

by Mike Sowell

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mays, Carl, 1891-,
    • Chapman, Ray, d. 1920.,
    • Cleveland Indians (Baseball team),
    • Baseball -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mike Sowell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 S73 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 330 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2189809M
      ISBN 100026124106
      LC Control Number89008147

        The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell. Find Pitch That Killed by Revetz, Joe at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

      The Pitch That Killed by Mike Sowell. I bought this book for my husband because we live in the town where Carl Mays grew up. He says it is an excellent book and the author is very descriptive, making you feel like you are there as he tells it. Would recommend this book.5/5(1). Title: The Pitch That Killed Author: Sowell, Mike Illustrator: Illustrated by (dj design) Bob Silverman Categories: Sports, Sports: Baseball, Edition: First Edition Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: (c) ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dj Seller ID:

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“The Pitch That Killed” brings to life the story of the one pitch, of over 25 million big-league pitches thrown to batters, which killed a man. The book is thoroughly researched, vivid and well-written.

It is a horrifying, heartbreaking story, but from the tragedy came the Indian’s triumph in the World Series and this outstanding book. /5(97). “The Pitch That Killed” brings to life the story of the one pitch, of over 25 million big-league pitches thrown to batters, which killed a man.

The pitch that killed book book is thoroughly researched, vivid and well-written/5(89). The Pitch that Killed, by Mike Sowell, is a true story of a Cleveland Indians shortstop, Ray Chapman, who was hit in the head by Yankee pitcher, Carl Mays during play on Aug Chapman, known as "Chappie", by his teammates and, well, everyone, died in the early hours the next morning/5.

On a torridly hot August day inRay Chapman was struck and killed by a Carl Mays fastball, in what was and remains the only on-the-field fatality in the history of major league baseball.

The drama of Good Guy Chapman versus Bad Guy Mays is a wrenching human tale. Add to it an intense 5/5(1). The book The Pitch That Killed, by Mike Sowell, is a history of the Chapman-Mays tragedy. The historical novel, The Curse of Carl Mays, by Howard Camerik, also recounts the Chapman-Mays incident.

The Dan Gutman novel Ray & Me, tells the story of the Chapman incident with a fictional touch as the main character Joe Stoshack travels back in Batting average The Pitch That Killed: Carl Mays, Ray Chapman and the Pennant Race of is a non-fiction baseball book written by Mike Sowell and published in The book concentrates on the major league season, especially the events surrounding Ray Chapman's death from a pitch thrown by Carl Mays.

It won the CASEY Award for best baseball book of and was. Buy a cheap copy of The Pitch That Killed book by Mike Sowell. The story of Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians, a popular player struck in the head and killed in August by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.

Murder at First Pitch, about the book (Goodreads): year-old Madeline Bouchers Grandfather instilled a love in the Boston Red Sox into her from an early age and increased that love by purchasing a local Independent League Baseball team, the Abington Armadillos/5.

(B&W photographs) The story of New York Yankees pitcher Carl Mays, who in became "the only major-league pitcher who ever threw a pitch that killed" -- the victim, in this instance, being Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman -- a player as popular and well-liked as Mays was feared and disliked.

"The Pitch That Killed," a book by Oklahoma State professor and reformed sportswriter Mike Sowell, is, as the subtitle indicates, "The Story of Carl Mays, Ray Chapman, and the Pennant Race of. Beaned by a Pitch, Ray Chapman Dies [Unsigned, The New York Times] Aug NEW YORK-The body of Ray Chapman, the Cleveland shortstop, who died early today in St.

Lawrence Hospital after being hit in the head by a pitched ball thrown by Carl Mays at the Polo Grounds yesterday afternoon, was taken to his home in Cleveland tonight.

A group of baseball fans. The Pitch that Killed: The Story of Carl Mays, Ray Chapman, and the Pennant Race of(First Edition) View larger image. By a tragic but unavoidable accident. Mike Sowell's brilliant book investigates the incident and probes deep into the backgrounds of the players involved and the events that led to one of baseball's darkest moments.

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Review of "The Pitch That Killed" This book is one that has been on my radar for several years, but I just never thought about picking it up. Then in an online baseball book club to which I belong, it was selected as the book for this month.

Decided to read it on the train to and from a baseball game and my only complaint is that I waited so. Get this from a library. The pitch that killed. [Mike Sowell] -- On AugCarl Mays pitched "high-and-tight" and accidentally killed the batter. ESPN the Magazine calls The Pitch That Killed "The best baseball book no one has read." This new edition with a foreword by TK introduces to a new generation of readers this classic account of baseball's only death at bat--how the popular Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians was struck in the head and killed in August by a pitch thrown by the New York Yankees' Carl 5/5(1).

Since major league baseball began inthere have been roughly thirty million pitches thrown to batters. Only one of them killed a man. This is the story of Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians, a popular player struck in the head and killed in August by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays of the New York : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Los Angeles-based Come Aboard Productions has acquired the film rights to OSU associate professor Mike Sowell's book “The Pitch That Killed.”. In the book, Sowell, the former sports editor of The Tulsa Tribune, recalls the events before, during and after the fatal beaning of Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman by Carl Mays, a New York Yankees' submarine.

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