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Product NameThe Rotation: A Season With The Phillies And The Greatest Pitching Staff Ever Assembled
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:8.9 inches / Length:5.98 inches / Weight:0.8 pounds / Width:0.71 inches
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SKU749780762444007
Price New6.68 US Dollars    (curriencies)
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Width6 inches    (convert)
Height0.7 inches    (convert)
Length8.9 inches    (convert)
Weight12.8 ounces    (convert)
AuthorJim Salisbury, Todd Zolecki
Page Count256
BindingPaperback
Published03/06/2012
Long Description
Not since 1957 has one major league team's pitching staff boasted three pitchers (Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and Roy Oswalt) in the Top Ten in career winning-percentage. Plus, the Philadelphia Phillies' 2011 rotation also happens to include Cole Hamels—the 2008 NLCS and World Series MVP—and an alternating fifth starter.

This awe-inducing rotation has been the talk of baseball since coming together in December 2010. They were featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2011 baseball- preview edition, interviewed on the MLB Network on opening day of spring training, covered in the New York Times Magazine, and mentioned in numerous newspapers and magazines nationwide.

Authored by two of the most knowledgable and connected Phillies beat writers, The Rotation is a remarkably detailed day-in-the-life story of one complete season with a Major League Baseball starting-pitching staff. The authors offer deep daily access to the Phillies players, coaches, and front-office staff, as well as the players and staff of other major league teams and the national baseball media.

With firsthand reporting and extensive interviews, plus two full-color photo inserts, this is a fascinating and detailed look into the day-to-day operation of what is arguably the greatest pitching rotation ever assembled. It is a must-read for Phillies fans and general baseball fans alike.

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