A new novel by PEN-awarding winning novelist Fred Reiss. Slow Pitch is funny and inspiring novel about a last-place team of middle-aged guys in an adult slow-pitch softball league. The Hall and Fame Bar & Grill team has played together so long, they've learned to cover for each other's weaknesses with one another's strengths in the field. Then, suddenly and surprisinglA new novel by PEN-awarding winning novelist Fred Reiss. Slow Pitch is funny and inspiring novel about a last-place team of middle-aged guys in an adult slow-pitch softball league. The Hall and Fame Bar & Grill team has played together so long, they've learned to cover for each other's weaknesses with one another's strengths in the field. Then, suddenly and surprisingly the Famers find themselves on a winning streak. It causes them to confront the difference between their success on the field and the shortcomings of their personal and professional lives.But the winning streak has its price.When the Famer players contrast their success on the field with their careers and their personal lives, they become frustrated and unsatisfied. Their playing relationships change as they take the game more seriously, but more and more, they see the strength of the team as a way to change their lives for the better.The owner of the Hall Of Fame Bar & Grill, which sponsor5s the team, was a professional ballplayer whose career was cut short by injuries. He built a bar that is a replica of a baseball stadium and designed the interior to resemble a baseball diamond, In the center of the bar's diamond is an illuminated glass locker displaying his uniform. If the Famers make it to the championship, will Wynne join them to play against play Sporty's All Stars, a team of semi-professional jocks who consistently use ringers and have ruled the league for ten years.When baseball becomes life, who will win and who will lose? Slow Pitch shows how they find a way to triumph on and off the field. SAure, there's no "I" in T-E-A-M. But there is one is W-I-N.Fred is a two-time testicular cancer survivor, who chronicled his battle with cancer in "Today Cancer Tomorrow The World" (And a testicular cancer sedlf-help and joke book called "Grow a Set: Balls Out Funny") has written "Blind Guys Break 80," a funny and moving tale of a father-and-son learning bout life and love through golf. He is the PEN-award winner of "Surf.com," and has written two other surfing novels, "Gidget Must Die!" and "Aliens! SUrf! Santa Cruz!" He is also a stand-up comedian who has written "Insult and Live!"...
|Title||:||Slow Pitch: A last-place softball team's ride to glory.|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||225 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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