Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way is NOW AVAILABLE!

Today is the big day! The Nuxhall-inspired book for young readers is now available in stores and online!

“A terrific story matched with a terrific man. Pitching for Success is the perfect book for teaching young boys and girls the character traits Cincinnati Reds pitcher and broadcaster Joe Nuxhall lived by. Young Dominic, like Joe, has a good heart.”

—Sean Casey, former Cincinnati Reds first baseman

“Oh how Dad would have loved this story.”

—Kim Nuxhall


Dominic Perez, lead pitcher for the Firebirds, hasn’t been throwing strikes. In fact, he’s given away a double and a homerun. His confidence is down, and he worries that his father, the team’s head coach, will pull him out of the game…for good. Dominic is about to learn an incredible lesson about hard work, sportsmanship, and the true meaning of baseball. Through his sister’s life-affirming first game at the Miracle League Fields, and his father’s stories about famed Reds pitcher and sports broadcaster, Joe Nuxhall, Dominic discovers that it’s not about the perfect game: it’s about being a good team member, brother, student, and friend—on the field and off.

“His Dad had told him, ‘Don’t close your mind. Keep your options open. Don’t just work for yourself but work to help others less fortunate than you.’ So many possibilities. So many ways to realize a dream.”

Author Doug Coates with his book, Pitching for Success

Make sure you check out Pitching for Success events in your area by liking the Pitching for Success and Orange Frazer Press facebook pages. Here is a snapshot of upcoming book release events:

Thursday, March 27, 7:00pm: Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Opening Day, Monday, March 31, 12:00pm-2:00pm: Booksellers on Fountain Square

AND, check out our giveaway (today and tomorrow only!) on the Orange Frazer Press facebook page. Like and share our post for a chance to win a signed copy and a membership to Reds Heads Kids Club!