Clifford W Mills's Bernie Williams (Baseball Superstars) PDF

By Clifford W Mills

ISBN-10: 0791094685

ISBN-13: 9780791094686

ISBN-10: 1438100434

ISBN-13: 9781438100432

In the course of his 16-year MLB profession, Bernie Williams has helped convey 4 global Championships to the hot York Yankees. generally one in every of the best-hitting heart fielders of all time, Williams is widely known for being a quick and sleek fielder besides. Williams is significant League Baseball's all-time chief in postseason domestic runs (22) and runs batted in (80) and ranks moment purely to Lou Gehrig in occupation doubles via a Yankee with 534. And his skills transcend the baseball box: an comprehensive jazz guitarist and composer, Williams has an album, the adventure inside, and a writing agreement with Paul McCartney's song publishing corporation less than his belt. Baseball enthusiasts should be intrigued to profit approximately those and different enjoyable evidence during this colourful and alluring new biography of the multitalented Bernie Williams.

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Despite two solid years in 1993 and 1994, reporters in New York wrote that owner George Steinbrenner was not satisfied with Williams. He did not fit a mold. He was fast but did not steal many bases. His long legs were perfect for track, but for the shorter distances in baseball, he was not as effective a runner. He did not hit as many home runs as a Yankee center fielder traditionally has. His throwing was adequate but not exceptional. He was quiet and reserved, and Steinbrenner was Rebuilding the Yankees: 1992–1996 not.

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His youth prevents him from gloating immodestly. The writer did not know Williams well and did not realize that his modesty came from his very nature, not his age. In the article, Frank Howard, the Yankees hitting coach in 1989, noted that Williams has “fantastic bat speed . . ” Bat speed and reflexes are skills that are not easily taught. Williams was finally being noticed, and he must have thought he was poised for his first major-league experience. SLOWED PROGRESS Williams had a solid spring training in 1989, but the Yankees wanted him to go back to the minors for another year of growth.

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