A Pitching Duel in Baseball

Webster’s Dictionary defines a duel as “prearranged combat between two willing participants with weapons according to an accepted code of conduct.”

The baseball cliché “pitching duel” is perfectly brought to life in the sports comic featured above.

In this scenario, a pitcher’s duel is “prearranged combat” during a hotly contested Major League Baseball game.

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Best of Sports Free Comic Book: Top Sights

The NFL’s best ever punt returner, Devin Hester, earned the catchy nickname Anytime because of his ability to return a punt, pass or kick for a touchdown whenever he got his hands on the football.

In my FREE sports comic book Best About Sports, Chapter 18 is dedicated to the best sights we love to see whenever we watch on television or attend a big game in person.

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September 11 and MLB Legend Pete Rose

Full throttle was the only way Pete Rose knew how to play baseball.

Playing with a “pedal to the metal” attitude every time he took to the diamond, Pete Rose lived up to his Charlie Hustle nickname. He remains one of baseball’s most famous players, despite agreeing to be banned from the game in 1987 for betting on the sport.

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MIKE’s FREE Book Best of Sports: Epic Performances

ew things fuel the fire for bar stool banter like the subject of extraordinary feats in sports.

Regardless of the sport, sports fans of every age and background have sparred with relatives, friends and colleagues about their unforgettable individual performances and favorite classic games.

When it comes to Epic Sports Performances, all sports fans wish they could have been there.

Whether sitting in a front row seat or standing in the upper deck, they would have loved to witness the memorable achievements of now legendary athletes who, for one glorious night, were truly “unconscious” or literally had “stepped into that magical zone.”

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MIKE Launches FREE “Scary” Sports Comic Book

This FREE comic book isn’t intended to scare sports fans.

However, Scary Sports Comics – Volume 5 in my FREE sports comic book series – is a collection of figuratively frightening sports comics meant to entertain sports fans of all ages.

Scary Sports Comics highlights and sometimes lampoons the eerie expressions, creepy nicknames, ghostly references, frightening athletes, intimidating teams and unnerving clichés that comprise our unintentionally scary sports vocabulary.

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MIKE Launches New Top 25 Series Book on Favorite Single Named Athletes

A simple name, whether first or last, constitutes celebrity. One name signals to sports fans everywhere that an athlete has arrived.
Mention his or her single name and someone, somewhere will start to rattle off statistics, count off career highlights and recall favorite all-time performances of the lone named individual.

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MIKE Unveils New Sports Comic Book on Top 25 All-Time Favorite Nicknames in Sports

Here’s the intro from my latest ebook available on Amazon about my top 25 nicknames in sports. My collection entertains readers with the genesis of each nickname and the history behind the athlete. Each of the 25 chapters in the book … Continue reading

MIKE Launches New Sports Comic Book on Spiritual Sports Favorites on Amazon

Here’s the intro from my latest ebook available on Amazon about my all-time spiritual sports favorites. Each of my favorites in the book begins with a clever and unique comic and follows with inventive takes on Amen Corner, Pigeon Heaven, Touch Down … Continue reading