Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life

Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life

by Dirk Hayhurst


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ISBN-13: 9780806534879
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,250,822
Product dimensions: 5.65(w) x 8.35(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dirk Hayhurst is the New York Times bestselling author of The Bullpen Gospels, Out of My League, Bigger Than the Game, and the e-book Wild Pitches. Drafted from Kent State University in 2003 as a senior sign, Hayhurst pitched professionally for nine years on more than eight minor league teams and three major league teams—the San Diego Padres, the Toronto Blue Jays, and the Tampa Bay Rays. He has been a professional broadcaster and baseball analyst for the Toronto Blue Jays and Sportsnet Toronto, a contributor for ESPN with the Olbermann Show on ESPN 2, and a panelist on TBS's coverage of the MLB post season.  Visit him at

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Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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A_Sloan More than 1 year ago
Deep Thinking A new installment from Dirk Hayhurst is promised to bring humor and heart, but I wasn't expecting so much humility and honesty too. He bares all in Bigger than the Game, by addressing the issues of injury, depression, and prescription abuse. By dealing with the dark subject matter of mental health and relay funny stories that depict the absurdity of his situations is what makes this book so enjoyable, and quite possibly, the best of the three. I love memoirs like his for their power to lift others out of hard-times with the notion that they are no alone. And by being so open to a national audience, there are simply endless connections for the reader to make with him. By being so transparent, he is proving more and more a role model for us all.
LynnLovesBooks More than 1 year ago
Ever wondered what professional athletes think about... especially when faced with an injury that might end a lifelong dream? Then you'll LOVE "Bigger Than The Game." I'm astounded by Dirk's courage in talking about physical injury, depression, and his journey through both. Congratulations to the author on a emotionally moving and inspiring story!
BobS1222 More than 1 year ago
Don't listen to "Anonymous". If you've read Dirk's others books, you know his story. And he's a great author. And an amazing storyteller 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Do not waste your time or money