The Dead Pull Hitter ebook
by Allison Gordon
The dead pull hitter. A Kate Henry Mystery. But he’s a winner, which counts for a lot. Or he was until this season. Either age or opposing hitters caught up with him, and the former twenty-game winner had only thirteen going into the last week of the season.
The dead pull hitter. It’s ironic that the season they might win it all has been his worst, but I’m secretly delighted. His role as a winner was taken over by Tony Costello, nicknamed Bony because he’s not, a left-hander with his own set of idiosyncrasies.
A day that had started in tears and sombre reflection ended in jubilation nt of sportswriting. Does this qualify as a trouncing?. Not yet. You need a twelve-run lead for a trouncing. Yeah, you only need ten for a drubbing. Every Titan had at least one hit. Tiny Washington, David Sloane, Joe Kelsey, and even Alex Jones had hit home runs. Kelsey also had a triple and a single
Alison Gordon, a journalist and broadcaster for twenty years, was the first woman on the American League beat when she covered the Toronto Blue Jays for the Toronto Star.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Alison Gordon, a journalist and broadcaster for twenty years, was the first woman on the American League beat when she covered the Toronto Blue Jays for the Toronto Star. Author of Foul Balls: Five Years in the American League, Gordon published her first Kate Henry mystery, The Dead Pull Hitter, in 1988, followed by Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and, in 1997, Prairie Hardball.
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Alison Gordon's "The Dead Pull Hitter" begins wonderfully. Reporter Kate Henry is on an airplane flight home with the Toronto Titans, who have a shot to win the American League East division for the first time ever. In this setting, we get to see the players at ease (and somewhat on edge after a road trip) and a female reporter's interaction with them. Gordon does a wonderful job conveying the female reporter's life in a game played only by men (at the major-league level, at least). Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Henry, Katherine (Fictitious character), Women sportswriters. New York : St. Martin's Press. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on January 2, 2013. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014). The Dead Pull Hitter is the first novel in the Kate Henry mystery series. It is followed by Safe at Home, Night Game, Striking Out, and Prairie Hardball. For the first time in their history, the Toronto Titans are on a winning streak and headed for the World Series-a dream come true for sports reporter and baseball fan Kate Henry. But when a pair of murders hits the team at its very heart, Kate finds herself in the middle of the investigation. Covering both the end-of-season excitement and the murders, Kate is drawn closer and closer to the killer-and to handsome Andy Munro, the police detective assigned to the case.
Gordon was the granddaughter of Canadian writer Ralph Connor, the daughter of academic J. King Gordon and the sister of journalist Charles Gordon. The Dead Pull Hitter (1988). Gordon died in the Toronto East General Hospital on February 12, 2015, at the age of 7. . Prairie Hardball (1997).
Sportswriter Kate Henry (The Dead Pull Hitter; Safe at Home) follows the Toronto Titans to Sunland, Florida, for spring training-but she's barely settled in before Lucy Cartwright, a busty, lusty cub reporter who'd slept with half the team, is found shot to death on the beach. Sheriff Barwell taps young rookie Domingo Avila as suspect number one and jails him, but Lucy's friends are convinced that Avila didn't do it-and Kate is soon awash in other possibilities, including the sheriff himself (whom Lucy rebuffed the year before) and Lucy's lecherous stepdad.
The Dead Pull Hitter For the first time in their history, the Toronto Titans are on a winning streak and headed for the World Series-a dream come true for sports reporter and baseball . The Dead Pull Hitter: A Kate Henry Mystery.
The Dead Pull Hitter For the first time in their history, the Toronto Titans are on a winning streak and headed for the World Series-a dream come true for sports reporter and baseball fan Kate Henry.