Baseball Pitches

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Can you name the pitches based on a description and famous thrower of the pitch?

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DescriptionPitchPitcher
A good one generally exceeds 90 mphNolan Ryan
Banned in 1920Burleigh Grimes
Breaks bats when thrown in toward hittersMariano Rivera
Very slow, with little to no spinTim Wakefield
Throws off a hitter's timingPedro Martinez
Originally known as the 'fadeaway'Christy Mathewson
Abnormally slow, rarely used pitchRip Sewell
Pitch used to induce ground ballsChien-Ming Wang
Fast, sharp breaking ballRandy Johnson
It's often said the 'bottom falls out' of this pitchCurt Schilling
Invention often credited to Candy CummingsBert Blyleven
If you mixed the Blyleven/Wakefield pitchMike Mussina

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