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Starting and Closing Perseverance, Faith, and One More Year

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ISBN-10: 0062120549

ISBN-13: 9780062120540

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Smoltz, Don Yaeger

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John Smoltz was one of the greatest Major League pitchers of the late twentieth/early twenty-first century—one of only two in baseball history ever to achieve twenty wins and fifty saves in single seasons—and now he shares the candid, no-holds-barred story of his life, his career, and the game he loves in Starting and Closing. A Cy Young Award-winner, future Baseball Hall of Famer, and currently a broadcaster for his former team, the Atlanta Braves, Smoltz  delivers a powerful memoir with the kind of fascinating insight into game that made Moneyball a runaway bestseller, plus a heartfelt and truly inspiring faith and religious conviction, similar to what illuminates each page of Tim Tebow’s…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/8/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Don Yaeger was an Associate Editor at Sports Illustrated magazine. He is the co-author of Under the Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayed Its Ideals for Football Glory, Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL, and George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution.

Why Not?
Burn Notice
So You Say I've Got a Chance?!
Once a Tiger
Perseverance
Bullpen Business
Closing for Dummies
Me and the Homeboys Upstairs
No Decision
1 + 1 ≠ 2
Fairway Tales
Starting Over
Hiccups
Success and Failure
Chasing Rings, Part I
Chasing Rings, Part II
Vindication
A Sweep Worth Savoring
A Hamburger, a Hot Dog, and a French Fry Walk into a Bar…
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Index