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Saving the Pitcher


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Will Carroll writes for Baseball Prospectus and was one of the first writers to break the news that Pete Rose will return to baseball. Since the publication of Saving the Pitcher, Mr. Carroll has published an authoritative work about steriods in baseball, The Juice, published by Ivan R. Dee in 2005. He lives in Indianapolis.


Saving the Pitcher is a must read for anyone who wants solidly researched data from an impartial baseball thinker... It is the right book, by the right guy, for the right reason, at the right time. -- Dr. Tom House, National Pitching Association Will Carroll has invaluable inside medical information you cannot get anywhere else. -- Peter Gammons, ESPN Will Carroll talks about the controversy his writings might stir up, but the real value of this book is how it will improve the game of baseball for all who play and watch... Saving the Pitcher is a wonderful combination of entertainment and education. Whether you are a youth baseball coach, a college pitcher, a general manager for a Major League Baseball team, or anyone else who loves baseball, this is a book you will enjoy reading. -- Glenn Fleisig, Ph.D., American Sports Medicine Institute Will Carroll has brought to the average baseball fan the medical information and analysis that was once reserved for trainers, coaches, and front office personnel. -- Keith Law, Toronto Blue Jays In this illuminating study, Will Carroll is able to deconstruct the complexities of pitching-and pitching injuries-and explain them to the average fan... This book be invaluable to fathers and coaches who are preparing young pitchers for professional careers... A fascinating read, and an important book. -- Alex Belth, Bronx Banter Saving the Pitcher is like Saving Private Ryan on a ball field, with Will Carroll trying to protect the latest generation of pitchers from the arm-weary fate of their predecessors. It's about time someone codified all the ways a pitcher's arm can fall off, and more importantly, all the ways that those injuries might be prevented. -- Steven Goldman, author of The Pinstriped Bible and Forging Genius: The Making of Casey Stengel Innovative and useful... Will nails it in this book, as he always does. -- Jamey Newberg, The Newberg Minor League Report It's a very interesting book. It is a must-read for all coaches and parents of anyone involved with Little League or higher baseball. Mobile Register It is an essential reading for all those interested in this game. -- Fadil Ozyener Journal Of Sports Science and Medicine For those who missed Will Carroll's Saving the Pitcher...shame on you. -- Peter Gammons ESPN the Magazine Provides a detailed, in-depth analysis... This is no casual survey...grounded in much research. Bookwatch Excellent. Roto Authority

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