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Paul Pless
04-10-2012, 03:38 PM
link (http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=150283169&m=150346784)

http://media.npr.org/assets/bakertaylor/covers/w/wherever-i-wind-up/9780399158155_custom.jpg?t=1333983061&s=15

When its working this dude will make a power hitter look stupid.

Mrleft8
04-10-2012, 04:03 PM
I was mildly impressed with his grasp of the English language. Certainly better than most NASCAR drivers I've heard interviewed... ;)
The story of him trying to swim across the Missouri river brought me back to reality though! :D

Tom Montgomery
04-10-2012, 04:12 PM
I seriously doubt he will be the last knuckleballer.

The Louisville Bats are the AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. Four or five years ago I attended a game in which a knuckleballer pitched. Great fun! It was the only time in my life when I thought, "I can throw that hard!" The ball just floated in there and the batters were tempted to swing as hard as they could. Most missed. ;)

Paul Pless
04-10-2012, 04:16 PM
It was the only time in my life when I thought, "I can throw that hard!" The ball just floated in there and the batters were tempted to swing as hard as they could. Most missed. ;)I attended a Red Sox game and watched Time Wakefield get a win. It was great fun watching him strike players out with pitches in the low 50 mph range!!!