Press Releases

 “Going with the Pitch” Second Edition AudioBook now available at Audible:

Going with the Pitch- Audiobook

 

 

“Going with the Pitch” Second Edition released

(November 2015; Stamford, CT)

Now Available on Amazon.com is “Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School and Life as a Division I College Athlete” (Second Edition).

The Second Edition offers a new and refined look at Ken’s four years at Binghamton University. It offers an expanded look at Ken’s experience, growing pains, and fond memories. “It has been a long few years reworking the book, but the finished product is something I am very proud of,” said author Ken Jacobi.

The Second Edition is 498 pages long, with a new introduction.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 498 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1460919890
  • ISBN-13: 978-1460919897
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

 

Second Edition of “Going with the Pitch” released in E-book format

Paperback release set for August

“Going with the Pitch” (Second Edition)… all new perspective, all new point of view, same great journey

 

 

“Going with the Pitch” accepted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame

The National College Baseball Hall of Fame has officially accepted ‘Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School, and Life as a Division I College Athlete” into their active library collection. An autograph version will be on display for a limited time as well as additional copies available in the archives.

“Going with the Pitch” is a four part chronicle beginning with author Ken Jacobi’s freshman year at Binghamton University, and culminating with his senior year. The book offers an insider’s view into the life of a college athlete. As Ken shares his experiences on the baseball diamond, in the classroom, and up in the dorm room, the entire college baseball experience comes to life.

“I am honored that my book has been accepted into the College Hall of Fame. I can think of no better home for “Going with the Pitch”  than in the Hall. I hope this will allow my story to be exposed to thousands more college baseball fans across the country that will now have the chance to hear about my experiences as a student-athlete. It means a lot to me and my support group that the CBBHOF has taken note of my work and am thrilled to be part of such an elite class”, said Ken Jacobi.

The National College Baseball Hall of Fame, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a museum operated by the College Baseball Foundation serving as the central point for the study of the history of college baseball in the United States. In partnership with the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library on the campus of Texas Tech University, the National College Baseball Hall of Fame inducts five former collegiate players and five former coaches in addition to two veteran players (from the pre-1947 era), annually.[1]

PRESS RELEASE- College Baseball Hall of Fame


[1] http://www.collegebaseballhall.org/about.jsp

 

 

Final stop on Summer Tour announced: Binghamton, NY

Ken Jacobi finished his summer book tour in the summer of 2011.

Official Press Release

 

 

Final stop on Summer Tour announced: Binghamton, NY

Ken Jacobi will be finishing his summer book tour in Binghamton, NY.

Official Press Release- book tour- Binghamton

“I am extremely excited to finish up my summer book tour in Binghamton, NY. Having experienced so much here throughout my college career, there truly is no better place than Binghamton to conclude my summer tour. It will be a fantastic opportunity to interact with the community and share memories and stories among Binghamton residents and BU students. ”  -Ken Jacobi

 

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