Have you ever wished that you were the guy or girl catching the milestone home run ball? Have you always wanted to get autographs at a baseball game and didn’t know how to go about it? Now there is a book out there that will help every baseball fan do it.
“Taking Home A Piece Of The Game” is for every fan that hopes to get an autograph, catch a foul ball or grab game used items at a Major League Baseball game. Now there is a book out there that will help every baseball fan do it.
Major League Ballhawk, John Witt gives fan’s the information needed to accomplish all of this. John Witt has caught 4,868 baseballs at Major League games over the past 32 years. 2,829 of those baseballs were caught at regular season MLB games and 99 of those baseballs were game home runs. Witt has also collected 1000’s of autographs, game used items and other various goodies as well. With his information, tips and stories of his greatest catches he hopes to help and inspire future collectors.
Taking Home A Piece Of The Game, the Revised Edition is a fan’s guide on how to get cool stuff at a Major League Baseball game. Inside you will find the essential items to take to the ballpark. It also helps put together a plan of attack for a day at the ballpark. It even has a new Spring Training Section that includes tips and information to help you plan a spring training trip and how to make the most of each day.
“Taking Home A Piece Of The Game almost guarantees that fanswill take home a baseball, an autograph and/or game used items from every Major League Baseball game that they attend.
One of the interesting aspects of the book is where Witt shares stories about some of the more memorable home run balls that he has caught. Witt’s biggest moment came on September 13, 1998 when John grabbed Sammy Sosa’s 61st home run of the season on Waveland Avenue outside of Wrigley Field in Chicago. Witt has also caught home runs hit by Eddie Murray from both sides of the plate in the same game in 1987, the last roof-top home run at Old Comiskey Park and even a Mike Schmidt home run ball at his first ever Dodger game in LA.
In the back of the book there are photos of some of the “Pieces of the Game” that Witt snagged in 2008. John also offers information on “Ballhawking 101” which is where fans can go to a baseball game to put all of the tips and information to use. Witt even guarantees that fans will get a baseball at the game or the fan will receive a full 100% refund of the “Ballhawking 101” fee.
Taking Home A Piece Of The Game – the revissed edition is currently available through createspace.com at https://www.createspace.com/3360721 and should be available on Amazon.com by February 1, 2009 – $4.95 (paperback)
New- Revised Edition – Spring 2009
Publication Date: Jan 15, 2009
ISBN/EAN13: 1440472971 / 9781440472978
Page Count: 90
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 6″ x 9″
Color: Black and White
Related Categories: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
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