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Fri July 13, 2012
Reading Baseball: Art of the Pitch
New York Mets all-star pitcher R.A. Dickey's impressive first half to the Major League Baseball season is drawing a lot of attention because of his unique ability to control the knuckle ball. In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson takes a look back at the history of trick pitches.
Reading Baseball is a series of original essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, editor of the St. Louis Baseball Reader and author of Growing Up With Clemente.