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Pitching in the promised land

Aaron Pribble

Pitching in the promised land

a story of the first and only season in the Israel Baseball League

by Aaron Pribble

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Biography,
  • Jewish baseball players

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAaron Pribble
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.P75 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p., [30] p. of plates
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27127593M
    ISBN 100803234724
    ISBN 109780803234727
    LC Control Number2010032735
    OCLC/WorldCa653842872

    Among the players who participated in Israel’s short-lived baseball experiment was left-handed pitcher-turned-teacher-turned pitcher Aaron Pribble, who recounts his experience in “Pitching in the Promised Land” (University of Nebraska Press), a book that is part It was the first (and last) season of professional baseball in Israel. Aaron Pribble, twenty-seven, had been out of Minor League Baseball for three years while he pursued a career in education when, at his coachês suggestion, he tried out for the newly formed Israel Baseball League (IBL). Of Jewish descent (not a requirement, but definitely a plus) and former pro, Pribble was the ideal

    Pitching in the Promised Land makes good reading.""-Dorothy Seymour Mills, NY Journal of Pribble relates his romantic involvement, developing bonds of comradeship, and his efforts to consider his own Jewish identity within an Israeli society still striving to resolve its own ://   the book. Pribble’s realistic dialogue and vivid description place readers at the scene, allowing them to share his experiences. Pitching in the Promised Land is not a straightforward history of the Israel Baseball League’s inaugural season—it goes far beyond. From a baseball per-

    Ironically, while most observers are most worried about the starting pitchers the Yankees will employ in the playoffs, I think that the pitching staff as a whole could very easily be solid enough to take the Yankees to the promised land if the team leans on its strengths. (Photo Credit: John Munson, NJ Advance Media for ) Amen. We’ve “gotten the pitching” after DECADES (with brief interludes) of terrible pitching. Why in the world would we be trading it away? Add a quality arm to the BP, find another bat if possible, and trust that the down year for the offense was a fluke not a trend. If it’s a


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