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The Bullpen Gospels by Dirk Hayhurst

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Published by Kensington Publishing Corp. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24264139M
ISBN 109780806533933, 9780806533964

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“One of the Best Baseball Books Ever Written” The Bullpen Gospels is often described as the “Ball Four of the minors”, in that The Bullpen Gospels is considered the de facto player’s memoir on life as a fringe minor league player. Just as Jim Bouton pulled back the curtain on life inside the Major Leagues in Ball Four, Hayhurst has crafted a complete and encompassing vision of . The Bullpen Gospels beautifully intertwines the absurdity of minor league baseball with life's most significant problems. In the moment a relief pitcher dealing with a full count with men on base appears crucial, however couple this moment with the tragedy of dysfunctional family and everything gets a new perspective/5. Check out this great listen on Upon its release, The Bullpen Gospels was a direct hit to the New York Times best seller list. With comparisons to Jim Boutons’s Ball Four, The Bullpen Gospels is slated to be a classic of the genre. .   Dirk Hayhurst is the New York Times bestselling author of The Bullpen Gospels, Out of My League, Bigger Than the Game, and the e-book Wild d from Kent State University in as a senior sign, Hayhurst pitched professionally for nine years on more than eight minor league teams and three major league teams—the San Diego Padres, the Toronto /5(94).

  - Dirk Hayhurst, the Bullpen Gospels The Blue Jays managed to get through their offseason without signing a single major-league free agent. They were the only team in baseball to do so. "The Bullpen Gospels is a rollicking good bus ride of a book. Hayhurst illuminates a baseball life not only with wit and humor, but also with thought-provoking introspection." --Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated "Dirk Hayhurst has written a fascinating, funny and honest account on life in .   Book Review: The Bullpen Gospels There is something to be said about a good baseball book and when you can find one that deals with failure, it makes it even better. “The Bullpen Gospels” is a book written by former major league reliever Dirk Hayhurst, looking at a pivotal part of his career while in the minor leagues. "The Bullpen Gospels is a rollicking good bus ride of a book. Hayhurst illuminates a baseball life not only with wit and humor, but also with thought-provoking introspection."--Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated "Dirk Hayhurst has written a fascinating, funny and honest account on life in Brand: Citadel Press.

The Bullpen Gospels | "A true picture of baseball." -Tim McCarver From the humble heights of a Class-A pitcher's mound to the deflating lows of sleeping on his gun-toting grandmother's air mattress, veteran reliever Dirk Hayhurst steps out of the bullpen to deliver the best pitch of his career-a raw and unflinching account of his life in the : Citadel Press. Buy a cheap copy of The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams book by Dirk Hayhurst. After many minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years spent in the bullpen, I can verify that this is a true picture of baseballTim McCarver There are Free shipping over $/5(5). “The Bullpen Gospels is a rollicking good bus ride of a book. Hayhurst illuminates a baseball life not only with wit and humor, but also with thought-provoking introspection.” —Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated. "The Bullpen Gospels is a rollicking good bus ride of a book. Hayhurst illuminates a baseball life not only with wit and humor, but also with thought-provoking introspection." —Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated "Dirk Hayhurst has written a fascinating, funny and honest account on life in .