wonder what’s being said at home plate?
How a team silently communicates?
What goes on in the clubhouse behind closed doors?
America’s pastime has always left fans and amateur players alike
yearning for the answers to questions about how pros play the game.
Jason Kendall is an All-Star catcher who has seen just about everything
during his years with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics,
Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, and Kansas City Royals. He’s a
player’s player, a guy with true grit--a throwback to another
time with a unique view on the game that so many love.
such classics as Ball
Four and Men
at Work, Jason
Kendall and sportswriter Lee Judge team up to bring you the fan,
player, coach, or curious statistician an insider’s view of the
from a player’s perspective.
This is a book about pre-game rituals, what to look for when a pitcher
warms up between innings, the signs a catcher uses to communicate with
the pitcher, and so much more.
A Big-League Catcher Tells How the Game Is Really Played
by Jason Kendall and Lee Judge