1. BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY (1973) – Beautifully acted by Michael Moriarty and a younger Robert DeNiro, this touching adaptation of a Mark Harris novel depicts the friendship between an ace pitcher and his dying catcher. Some of the finest locker-room insights ever.
Coming into the 2011 season, there have been three sure things: dying, taxes and Adam Dunn’s offensive statistics. Dunn was the epitome of a ‘positive thing’. His house run totals from 2005-2010 read like clockwork: forty, 40, forty, 38, 38. Likewise, his RBI totals were additionally machinelike of their regularity and predictability: 102, one zero one, 106, a hundred, one zero five, 103. Then, came the summer time of 2011. Dunn finished with eleven HR and 42 RBI and set a major league record with a.159 BA. He also ended up with 18 more strikeouts than points on his batting average, beating Mark Reynolds mark of 13 extra Ks than BA points. Someplace, Rob Deer is smiling. The lesson to be realized? By no means draft a player and contemplate it money within the financial institution.
Let’s speak a bit about throwing and pitching.
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