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The dead pull hitter

Alison Gordon

The dead pull hitter

by Alison Gordon

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Toronto (Ont.)
    • Subjects:
    • Henry, Katherine (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Women sportswriters -- Fiction.,
    • Toronto (Ont.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlison Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.G617 D4 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. ;
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2212078M
      ISBN 100312033192
      LC Control Number89034862

        The Dead Pull Hitter By Alison Gordon St. Martin`s, pages, $ Weather Alert in Will, DuPage, Kankakee, Grundy, McHenry, Kane, Lake and Cook counties. April Book #0 Kate Henry. Alison Gordon Five-Book Bundle. The Dead Pull Hitter, Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and Prairie Hardball. by Alison Gordon On Sale: 13/01/

      Let me explain it another way: The reason switch-hitting really became popular in the ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s was because the primary school of hitting was the pull school of hitting, the Ted Williams pull school of hitting. Almost every hitter in the game was taught to be a dead-pull hitter.   W ith the Mets up in the eighth inning of a game against the Cardinals on Ap New York first baseman Lucas Duda led off against right-handed reliever Eric Fornataro. The left-handed Duda is an extreme pull hitter: As his spray chart from the start of the season through that day shows, a high percentage of his ground balls had been fielded between first and second base.

      Buy the Kobo ebook Book Alison Gordon Five-Book Bundle: The Dead Pull Hitter, Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and P by Alison Gordon at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Ted Williams dominated his era like no one else. The true measure of a dominant hitter is the ability to hit for power AND average. Williams was a dead pull hitter, but because of his ability to create bat speed deep in the swing, he was able to adjust to off speed pitches.


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The dead pull hitter by Alison Gordon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dead Pull Hitter feels like it picks up where Gordon's non-fiction left off: the Toronto Titans have finished in fourth place the previous year and are starting to pull it together for a pennant race; the protagonist Kate Henry is a woman sportswriter who's covered them for five years; she works for the Toronto Planet which is sandwiched in the /5(17).

But "The Dead Pull Hitter" is more than a puzzle to solve. It's a wonderfully written novel by a woman with a clear feel for the game. Gordon does a wonderful job of bringing to the genre a woman in a man's game and in endowing the reporter with an attitude that is a joy to /5(8).

In baseball, a pull hitter is a batter who usually hits the ball to the side of the field from which he bats. For example, a right-handed pull hitter, who bats from the left side of the plate, will usually hit the ball to the left side of the field, termed "left field", from the batter's perspective.

The opposite of pull hitting is known as "hitting to the opposite field."Equipment: Ball, Bat, Batting cage, Batting glove, Batting. The Dead Pull Hitter Alison Gordon, Author St Buy this book but designated hitter Sultan Sanchez misses the big game.

During the victory celebration the team announces that Sultan is dead. Gordon was also the author of the Kate Henry mystery series, pitting the sleuthing talents of a baseball journalist against dangerous felons. The series includes the titles The Dead Pull Hitter, Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and Prairie Hardball.

Alison Gordon died in Brand: HarperCollins Canada. Alison Gordon, a journalist and broadcaster for twenty years, was the first woman on the American League beat when she covered the Toronto Blue Jays for the Toronto of Foul Balls: Five Years in the American League, Gordon published her first Kate Henry mystery, The Dead Pull Hitter, infollowed by Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and, inPrairie Hardball.4/5(1).

Get this from a library. The dead pull hitter. [Alison Gordon] -- Investigating the deaths of two members of the Toronto Titans baseball team leads sportswriter Kate Henry into a sordid world of blackmail, drugs, and deadly intrigue.

PLOT OR PREMISE: Dead Pull Hitter feels like it picks up where Gordon's non-fiction left off: the Toronto Titans have finished in fourth place the previous year and are starting to pull it together for a pennant race; the protagonist Kate Henry is a woman sportswriter who's covered them for five years; she works for the Toronto Planet which is sandwiched in the news market between the stodgy 4/5(5).

Condition: Near fine. This copy of Dead Pull Hitter, by Alison Gordon, is a mass market paperback, published by McClelland & Stewart [#,2nd printing. [Mystery, Baseball]. Title: The Dead Pull Hitter. ].Seller Rating: % positive. The Dead Pull Hitter Kate Henry Mystery Series, Book 1 Set in 's Toronto, The Dead Pull Hitter is the first novel in the Kate Henry mystery series.

It is followed by Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and Prairie Hardball. Fiction Literature. Publication Details. Set in 's Toronto, The Dead Pull Hitter is the first novel in the Kate Henry mystery series. It is followed by Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and Prairie Hardball.

Fiction Literature. Alison Gordon was born in New York City. She spent her childhood in New York, Tokyo, Cairo and Rome because of her (Canadian) father's work with the United Nations/5.

Condition: Very good. This copy of Dead Pull Hitter, by Alison Gordon, is a mass market paperback, published by McClelland & Stewart [#,2nd Seller Rating: % positive. Buy Dead Pull Hitter by Gordon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).

Ted Williams (AP/Ted Sande) Ted Williams: Secrets of baseball's greatest hitter -- and an unsung hero on race We all know Ted Williams is the last player to hitAuthor: Allen Barra. The period between andjust prior to the Live Ball Era, when the composition of the baseball along with other rules tended to limit the offense, and the primary batting strategy was the inside g a home run over the fence was a notable achievement.

dead pull hitter A pull hitter is a batter who generally hits the ball to the same side as which he bats. As in Gordon's previous two mysteries featuring Kate Henry (The Dead Pull Hitter ; Safe at Home), the Toronto baseball writer stumbles onto a murder that involves the local Titans, the team she cove.

The Dead Pull Hitter. For the first time in their history, the Toronto Titans are on a winning streak and headed for the World Series a dream come true for sports reporter and baseball fan Kate Henry.

But when a pair of murders hits the team at its very heart, Kate finds herself in the middle of the investigation. For the first time in their history, the Toronto Titans are on a winning streak and headed for the World Series-a dream come true for sports reporter and baseball fan Kate Henry.

But when a pair of murders hits the team at its very heart, Kate finds herself in the middle of the ng both the end-of-season excitement and the murders, Kate is drawn closer and closer to the. Pull Hitter by R. Gerry Fabian. Many great men and women have written entire books about every aspect of the game; however, other than "Casey At Bat," few know about some of the other great poems that have appeared honoring our national below is the baseball poem: Pull Hitter.

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by Alison Gordon. On Sale: 01/13/Alison Gordon Two-Book Bundle The Dead Pull Hitter and Safe at Home The Dead Pull Hitter. For the first time in their history, the Toronto Titans are on a winning streak and headed for the World Series—a dream come true for sports reporter and baseball fan Kate Henry.

But when a pair of murders hits the team at its very heart, Kate finds.