Tom Seaver was so good at recording strikeouts, he could write the book on it. In fact, he did. Published in 1984, Seaver’s The Art of the Pitching detailed techniques and mechanics behind throwing a perfect pitch. “The competition, the actual pitching of each game has given me more joy than the numbers,” Seaver said after his 299th victory in 1985.
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