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The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life


A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Rick Ankiel had the talent to be one of the best pitchers ever. Then, one day, he lost it.
The Phenomenon is the story of how St. Louis Cardinals prodigy Rick Ankiel lost his once-in-a-generation ability to pitch–not due to an injury or a bolt of lightning, but a mysterious anxiety condition widely known as “the Yips.” It came without warning, in the middle of a playoff game, with millions of people watching. And it has never gone away.
Yet the true test of Ankiel’s…

The Phenomenon

ISBN 10 : 9781610396875
ISBN 13 : 1610396871

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rick Ankiel had the talent to be one of the best pitchers ever. Then, one day, he lost it. The Phenomenon is the story of how St. Louis Cardinals prodig..


The Phenomenon

ISBN 10 : 1610396863
ISBN 13 : 9781610396868

On October 3, 2000, 21-year-old pitcher Rick Ankiel took the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game One of the National League division series. All was going well until Ankiel, ..


The Phenomenon

ISBN 10 : 9781610396875
ISBN 13 : 1610396871

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rick Ankiel had the talent to be one of the best pitchers ever. Then, one day, he lost it. The Phenomenon is the story of how St. Louis Cardinals prodig..


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ISBN 10 : 9780345523266
ISBN 13 : 0345523261

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ISBN 10 : 1629374008
ISBN 13 : 9781629374000

For more than a decade, Tim Raines patrolled left field for the nascent Montreal Expos, igniting the powder keg of what would become one of the most innovative, entertaining, and t..


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ISBN 10 : 9781451641042
ISBN 13 : 1451641044

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ISBN 10 : 9780553446715
ISBN 13 : 0553446711

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