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The bullpen gospels

major league dreams of a minor league veteran

by Dirk Hayhurst

  • 184 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Citadel Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDirk Hayhurst
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.H37 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24522852M
ISBN 109780806531434
LC Control Number2009937074
OCLC/WorldCa575726746

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