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The Rotation : a Season with the Phillies and the Greatest Pitching Staff Ever Assembled.

Author: Jim Salisbury; Todd Zolecki
Publisher: New York : Running Press, 2012.
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Not since 1957 has one major league team's pitching staff boasted three pitchers (Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and Roy Oswalt) in the Top Ten in career winning-percentage. Plus, the Philadelphia Phillies' 2011 rotation also happens to include Cole Hamels--the 2008 NLCS and World Series MVP--and an alternating fifth starter. This awe-inducing rotation has been the talk of baseball since coming together in December 2010.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Salisbury, Jim.
Rotation : A Season with the Phillies and the Greatest Pitching Staff Ever Assembled.
New York : Running Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Salisbury; Todd Zolecki
ISBN: 9780762444915 0762444916
OCLC Number: 782879718
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; Meet The Rotation and Its Supporting Cast.; COLE HAMELS; ROY HALLADAY; ROY OSWALT; CLIFF LEE; THE FIFTH STARTER; THE SUPPORTING CAST; On to the Season.; SPRING TRAINING; APRIL; MAY; JUNE; JULY; AUGUST; SEPTEMBER; ONE OF THE BEST; OCTOBER; EPILOGUE; INDEX.

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Not since 1957 has one major league team's pitching staff boasted three pitchers (Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and Roy Oswalt) in the Top Ten in career winning-percentage. Plus, the Philadelphia Phillies' 2011 rotation also happens to include Cole Hamels--the 2008 NLCS and World Series MVP--and an alternating fifth starter. This awe-inducing rotation has been the talk of baseball since coming together in December 2010. They were featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2011 baseball- preview edition, interviewed on the MLB Network on opening day of spring training, covered in the New York Times.

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