A Baseball Guy: Former Kansas City Royals Farmhand, Scout, by Guy Hansen,Tom Gresham

By Guy Hansen,Tom Gresham

in the course of his profession as a qualified baseball scout and trainer, man Hansen helped signal a magnificent roster of destiny titanic leaguers, together with Bret Saberhagen, Cecil Fielder, Kevin Appier, and Jeff Conine, and coached dozens of the game’s top pitchers. during this ebook, Hansen information the teachings he discovered in the course of his many years within the online game, together with "The Answer," his key to sound pitching mechanics, and tells colourful tales of the gamers he encountered—stories that might toughen these classes. He explains what it was once prefer to see Saberhagen whilst he was once 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 informed man to time him to first base sooner than his ultimate at bat. This ebook will express you baseball during the eyes of 1 of the sport's such a lot impassioned and dedicated lecturers.

"Without Guy's skill to imagine open air the field and willingness to embody the novel concerning my kind, a lot of my significant league occupation might by no means have come to be." -- Kevin Appier

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

"Prior to the 1989 season, man reviewed my pitching mechanics and refined alterations have been made. I proceeded to set occupation bests in wins, earned run common, strikeouts and received 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 checklist. His e-book is a must-read for all who love America's favourite pastime." -- Glenn Mickens

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