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Breaking Balls is the story of a sharp-tongued junkball pitcher from New York who, surrounded by vastly superior athletes and thriving on guile, wisecracks his way through the Northwest timber towns of the low minor leagues
Author Biography: Writer Paul Lebowitz lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Posted September 1, 2001
What I want to know is: When is the sequel to this book coming out? This is the most realistic and funniest baseball story I've ever read. As a former semi-pro baseball player, let me tell you that THIS is the way players really behave.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted July 3, 2001
It is difficult finding a realistic fictional story about baseball since most are fantasies disguised as novels, but this one is as realistic as they come. The best fiction baseball book I've read since The Natural. Since the writer is from Brooklyn could we have a new Bernard Malamud? Time will tell.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.