William Hazelgoves novel The Pitcher hit the #1 #2 and #3 spots on Amazon for young adult and Hispanic fiction. The story of a Latino boy coached by World Series pitcher for a highschool team took off after movie rights were sold to Gigantic Pictures to produce.
Chicago, IL, May 26, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - William Hazelgrove's novel The Pitcher http://www.amazon.com/The-Pitcher-William-Hazelgrove/dp/1938467590has captured the #1 spot in for young adults in sports and Hispanic fiction. The story of a Mexican American boy with a golden arm and a broken down World Series pitcher who coaches him to make the highschool team has been a steady seller and then took off when news that Gigantic pictures www.gigantic-pictures was signed to produce a film.
John Koehler of Koehler Books is estatic. "I always knew this book had legs but I didnt thnk it would take off so quickly. When the movie news broke it went to #1 and has stayed there for three days." William Hazelgroves fifth novel has been embraced by the Latino Community with the immigration issues at the heart of the novel. Latino LA. http://latinola.com/story.php?story=12703
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