Dirk told us about his book at the South Dakota Festival of Books. David is a huge baseball fanatic, so the subject was of great interest to him. Dirk was fun, knowledgeable, smart and passionate, all wonderful ingredients for an author.
The second no-no in the major leagues in just over a week.
It was the fifth no-hitter in Mariners history, and the first of Iwakuma's career.
A historic day for the 31-year-old lefty.
Like every kid, I had a dream growing up. Mine was to be a baseball player. To many around me, because of my right arm, it was an impossible dream.
Throwing a no-hitter has long been one of the most coveted feats in the entire world of sports because of its rare occurrence. However, this significance has been lost in recent years. Let that soak in for a second.