A Pirate for Life

  • by Steve Blass, Erik Sherman
  • Narrated by Steve Blass
  • 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Exploring a pitching career that began with a complete-game victory over Hall of Famer Don Drysdale in 1964 and ended when he could no longer control his pitches, this book details the life of Pittsburgh Pirates great Steve Blass. This insider's view of the humorous and bizarre journey of a World Series champion pitcher turned color commentator will delight Pirates and baseball fans alike. Recounting his first years in the Major Leagues and his battle with the baffling condition that would ultimately bear his own name, Steve Blass tells the story of his life on and off the field with a poignant, dazzling wit and shares the life of a baseball player who had the prime of his career cut short.

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Vey good story

What made the experience of listening to A Pirate for Life the most enjoyable?

having Steve Blass as the reader made the book.


What did you like best about this story?

With Blass reading you could hear the emotion


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- Jay

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-01-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios