Curveballs & Changeups: Bleeding Blue and Seeing Red

Robert Campbell, a businessman from St Louis, heads to Chicago in 1867 and meets William Hulbert, a mysterious man who tells him he plans to build a baseball field Hulbert claims that baseball in America will be a grand new pastime and a grand new business opportunity In 2006, Scott Banks is a devoted Cubs fan even though he s moved to St Louis and is married to his w Robert Campbell, a businessman from St Louis, heads to Chicago in 1867 and meets William Hulbert, a mysterious man who tells him he plans to build a baseball field Hulbert claims that baseball in America will be a grand new pastime and a grand new business opportunity In 2006, Scott Banks is a devoted Cubs fan even though he s moved to St Louis and is married to his well meaning, Cardinal loving wife Life for Banks is on cruise control until he gets the chance to fulfill a dream of a lifetime but it comes with a curveball Suddenly, he s forced to face the gut wrenching realities that have him swinging and missing life s off speed pitches Modern time is intertwined with a nineteenth century depiction of the birth of a storied rivalry in Curveballs and Changeups.
Curveballs Changeups Bleeding Blue and Seeing Red Robert Campbell a businessman from St Louis heads to Chicago in and meets William Hulbert a mysterious man who tells him he plans to build a baseball field Hulbert claims that baseball in Amer

  • Title: Curveballs & Changeups: Bleeding Blue and Seeing Red
  • Author: K.P. Kmitta
  • ISBN: 9781491760932
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Curveballs & Changeups: Bleeding Blue and Seeing Red”

    1. Scott Banks is a lifelong Cubs fan from a family of lifelong Cubs fans. That means, of course, that the Cubs-Cardinals rivalry is in his blood. When Banks finds himself relocated to Cardinal territory and married to a Cardinals fan, he's a little queasy. Then he wins a contest that puts him on the field at Busch Stadium. Saying more here would ruin the fun, and K. P. Kmitta's Curveballs and Changeups is a lot of fun. Kmitta clearly loves the Cubs, baseball, and "base ball." The Scott Banks plot [...]

    2. 4 starI received this as a Good Reads 1st read book giveaway book, and am thankful for the opportunity to be one of the first ones to read it. After opening it and reading the first few chapters it caught my attention and didn't let go until I closed the book at the end. Written very similar to (but not 'just like' the movie 'Field of Dreams') Where a few chapters are in this decade and then the author takes you back in time to the time when baseball was just starting. When base ball was two wor [...]

    3. CUBS and CARDINAL fans, it's time to tip your hat and run the bases! Kmitta just smacked this one out of the ball park! What park? That's for you to decide. The characters, the detailed history, the setting, the plot - in both CUBS Blue and CARDINAL Red - kept me wanting to read more. How can a CUBS or CARDINALS or any true die hard baseball fan, especially one who is part of a loyal family tradition of sticking with a team, not enjoy this book? With my batting gloves on, this book is two thumbs [...]

    4. This is a Great Book for All Baseball fans and then some. I enjoyed reading it.But Im passing it along to one of my grandsons whom Im sure will enjoy it even more than I did. THANK YOU FIRSTREADS FOR THIS FREE BOOK!!!!!

    5. 4 starI received this as a Good Reads 1st read book giveaway book, and am thankful for the opportunity to be one of the first ones to read it. After opening it and reading the first few chapters it caught my attention and didn't let go until I closed the book at the end. Written very similar to (but not 'just like' the movie 'Field of Dreams') Where a few chapters are in this decade and then the author takes you back in time to the time when baseball was just starting. When base ball was two wor [...]

    6. I received this as a Good Reads 1st read book giveaway book, and am thankful for the opportunity to be one of the first ones to read it. After opening it and reading the first few chapters it caught my attention and didn't let go until I closed the book at the end. Written very similar to (but not 'just like' the movie 'Field of Dreams') Where a few chapters are in this decade and then the author takes you back in time to the time when baseball was just starting. When base ball was two words and [...]

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