By Dan Gutman
''You wanna be aware of who threw the quickest pitch ever ?''
Many baseball gamers declare that Satchel Paige used to be the quickest pitcher within the heritage of the sport. Stosh and his trainer, turn Valentini, are on a undertaking to determine. With radar gun in tow, they go back and forth again to 1942 and watch Satch pitch to energy hitter Josh Gibson within the Negro League international sequence. They quickly study that every little thing approximately Satch is quickly -- no matter if it truly is his conversing, using, or getaways. yet is he fairly the quickest pitcher who ever lived?
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No tingles or anything. I looked at the information about the auction. There had been just two bids on the postcard in the last seven days. The starting bid was two dollars and the current bid was four dollars. It was cheap! The auction deadline was five hours away. I checked out the seller, who was located in Spring Valley, California. You’ve got to be careful what you bid on, because some sellers will send you damaged stuff, or stuff that is nothing like the way they described it. Sometimes they’ll just take 35 DAN G UTMAN your money and send you nothing.
Laverne’s father looked at him. ” he asked. “No, I’m a hungry guy,” Flip said, “and I’d like twenty burgers. ” Laverne’s father looked disgusted. He went back to the kitchen and told somebody to put twenty burgers on the grill. Flip and I sat down again. People were looking at us and whispering. Soon our chicken was done and Laverne came over with the platters. Outside, the engine of the bus started up again. ” Flip said. ” I ran outside. The bus was starting to pull away. I banged on the door.
He was about as tall as Flip, but his chest, arms, and legs were enormous. There may have been a little bit of a belly there, but mostly he was solid muscle. “I want to thank you, mister,” he said simply. ” Flip said, pumping the guy’s hand, “This is the great Josh Gibson. The Bronzed Bambino. Prob’bly the greatest hitter in baseball history. Hey Josh, is it true you hit 84 homers 57 DAN G UTMAN in 1936? 600 one year? ” “It’s true,” Gibson sighed. ” The greatest hitter in baseball history? I had never even heard of him.