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Written in conjunction with Douglas and Jeffrey Lyons, the dynamo brother/author team and baseball experts, Catching Heat takes readers into the batter's box the way only a baseball player can with insider's information, and behind-the-scenes anecdotes and stories of some of the greatest baseball players in recent history. While replete with play-by-play facts and details baseball fans will gobble up, Catching Heat offers broad appeal for all those who love a good comeback story. It's a homerun.
Number of Pages: 264
Vendor: Health Communications
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
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Douglas B. Lyons (New York, NY) is a criminal lawyer. He has spoken about baseball and his research at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Smithsonian Institution, and many meetings--national and regional--of the Society for American Baseball Research, of which he is a member. Among his prior books are autobiographies of Red Sox broadcaster Joe Castiglione (Broadcast Rites and Sites: I Saw It on the Radio with the Boston Red Sox), and softball legend Eddie Feigner (From an Orphan To a King).
Jeffrey Lyons (New York, NY) is one of America's most respected film and theater critics and is the author of 101 Great Movies for Kids. He has reviewed more movies-some 12,500-than anyone in any medium. He is also the coauthor (with brother Douglas Lyons) of three books of baseball history and trivia, including Out of Left Field, Curveballs and Screwballs, and Short Hops and Foul Tips.