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Author: Dave Dravecky; Tim Stafford
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub. House ; San Francisco : Harper & Row, [1990] ©1990
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the San Francisco Giants baseball pitcher who came back from cancer to pitch again before breaking his arm during the game.

"The San Francisco Giants pitcher recounts his career, the discovery of a malignant tumor in his pitching arm, the pain of surgery, rehabilitation, and two fractures, and the months of separation from his family that led to the 1989 World Series in San Francisco"--

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Dave Dravecky; Dave Dravecky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Dravecky; Tim Stafford
ISBN: 0310528801 9780310528807
OCLC Number: 20756563
Description: 252 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Between the lines --
In preparation --
Good dreams --
Sore shoulder --
Field of dreams --
Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best --
In Barranquilla and Amarillo --
Making it to the big leagues --
Diagnosis --
Under the knife --
The aftermath --
In the dungeon --
Comeback? --
Hitting the wall --
Air it out --
Up through the minor leagues --
Pack your bags --
August 10 --
The pitch --
Changing my focus --
A second comeback? --
The playoff --
Earthquake --
The tumor is back --
Was it worth it? --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Dave Dravecky, with Tim Stafford.

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The story of the San Francisco Giants baseball pitcher who came back from cancer to pitch again before breaking his arm during the game.

"The San Francisco Giants pitcher recounts his career, the discovery of a malignant tumor in his pitching arm, the pain of surgery, rehabilitation, and two fractures, and the months of separation from his family that led to the 1989 World Series in San Francisco"--

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