Imperfect: An Improbable Life

Imperfect: An Improbable Life

Jim Abbott


“Honest, touching, and wonderfully rendered . . . way over a publication approximately baseball, it's a deeply felt tale of triumph and failure, goals and disappointments. Jim Abbott has hurled one other gem.”—Jonathan Eig, New York Times bestselling writer of Luckiest Man
 
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
 
Born with no correct hand, Jim Abbott dreamed of sometime being a superb athlete. Raised in Flint, Michigan, via mom and dad who inspired him to compete, Jim may turn into an ace pitcher for the college of Michigan. yet his trip was once in basic terms starting: by way of twenty-one, he’d gained the gold medal online game on the 1988 Olympics and—without spending an afternoon within the minor leagues—cracked the beginning rotation of the California Angels. In 1991, he might end 3rd within the vote casting for the Cy younger Award. years later, he may don Yankee pinstripes and pitch probably the most dramatic no-hitters in major-league history.
 
during this sincere and insightful e-book, Jim Abbott unearths the demanding situations he confronted in turning into an elite pitcher, the insecurities he handled in a lifestyles spent because the varied one, and the serious emotion generated through his encounters with disabled teenagers from round the state. With a riveting pitch-by-pitch account of his no-hitter delivering the proper body for his tale, this particular athlete bargains readers a unprecedented and unforgettable memoir.
 
“Compelling . . . [a] big-hearted memoir.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“Inspirational.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
comprises an unique dialog among Jim Abbott and Tim Brown behind the publication.

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