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Fungoes and Fastballs

Phil Cousineau, a longtime fan, player, and coach of baseball, combines his sketches with baseball haiku--short, punchy poems that celebrate the marvelous moments that are at the heart of this American pastime.

Cousineau's one-of-a-kind collection of baseball haiku, Fungoes and Fastballs, is for anyone who loves the game and wants to savor the moments.

SELECTIONS from FUNGOES AND FASTBALLS: Great Moments in Baseball Haiku:

a baseball moon
one hundred and eight stitches
rising over the light towers

a wicked line drive
off the third baseman's knee -
he crumbles to the ground

first t-ball game
eighteen kids race to third base
to see the silly gopher