The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran
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From the humble heights of a Class-A pitcher's mound to the deflating lows of sleeping on his gun-toting grandmother's air mattress, veteran reliever Dirk Hayhurst steps out of the bullpen to deliver the best pitch of his career—a raw and unflinching account of his life in the minors.


Whether training tarantulas to protect his room from thieving employees in a backwater hotel or absorbing the gentle mockery of some not-quite-starstruck schoolchildren, Hayhurst reveals a side of baseball—and life—rarely seen on ESPN.

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5/18/2010
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9781481587150
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Dirk Hayhurst. (2010). The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

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Dirk Hayhurst. 2010. The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran. Blackstone Publishing.

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Dirk Hayhurst, The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran. Blackstone Publishing, 2010.

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Dirk Hayhurst. The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2010.

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Whether training tarantulas to protect his room from thieving employees in a backwater hotel or absorbing the gentle mockery of some not-quite-starstruck schoolchildren, Hayhurst reveals a side of baseball—and life—rarely seen on ESPN.

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