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Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan has ratings and 19 reviews. Holly said: stars. Fun read. Todd Gallagher suffers from the all too common wr. Directed by Todd J. Gallagher. With Andy Roddick, Todd J. Gallagher. ‘Andy Roddick Beat me With a Frying Pan’. Courtesy Three Rivers Press. As strange as it may sound to anyone with a sense of decency, there.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I would venture to say that Roddick is significantly better than the players who beat me roddikc easily in high school, so if I wanted to be able to beat him and make it feel like a real win, I would have to come up with a handicap that seemed reasonable enough, on the surface at least, to make Andy emotionally invested in the match.

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Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan

He was able to center the ball on the pan immediately and consistently put his shots deep in the court. Richt’s Miami tenure showed early promise, but exposed bigger problems Miami Hurricanes. If he would have just written the book in a straightforward manner, all would be well. You ever read a book and say to yourself, “I’ll be willing to bet good money that this author is just a tremendous asshole”?

Oct 23, Todd Gallager.

With that said, the book is still fun. As it turned out, the entire witb we played he ended up hitting all but two shots with the forehand. Mark rated it liked it Jan 05, This is an amusing collection of essays researching some great sports debates. How much of a head starts, or what method of cheating would allow some random fatass to beat Olympic Gold Medalist Mo Greene in a sprint? But I laughed a lot. He s This is an amusing collection of essays researching some great sports debates.


After too many hours of thought, finally I gave up and said, “F it, make him play with a frying pan. Would a team of midgets be unstoppable in the Wtih I enjoyed this book. Return to Book Page.

The deep flaw in this book is that the author lets too much of his personality shine through into his writing.

Taking the Field with Pro Athletes Feying Gallagher is able to get serious, credible pro athletes to help him gauge his ridiculous ideas that we’ve all had or heard about. Oh, and the guy with the racket also did some exaggerated fist pumps and gave high fives to the crowd, yelling something about the “heart of a champion.

Roddick spends his time plowing through opponents in major tournaments, while I spend too much time on my couch watching him do so. He put these debates to the test—literally.

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Roddick, however, actually was Roddick and was more concerned with winning than with being a tough guy on the tennis court. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. I kept running around it but you can’t do that forever. Playing from the back court, he made a concerted effort to run around any ball hit to his backhand — no simple feat, since I kept putting the ball to that side.

Heard on All Things Considered. This was an even bigger issue on volleys and the net game, where I was worried Andy would take control. I was closing in on finishing Andy off when the unthinkable happened. To Roddick’s credit, though, he fought through these problems. As you may imagine, it’s not that easy to serve a ball with an instrument designed to serve eggs and bacon. Some questions are for the ages.

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Making solid contact with a frying pan is hard enough, but once you have to flip it over and coordinate the grip change, you’re getting into unmanageable problems. This is, in part, because I’m not that good, but also because the difference between a recreational player and an actual pro might be greater in tennis than in any other sport. Want to Read saving….

Andy Roddick who had to use a frying pan. But ultimately, while Roddick consistently put the ball rodvick the court, he wasn’t able to hit shots with enough speed or accuracy to control points, which in this matchup would be a particular problem.

Andy Roddick Beat Me With A Frying Pan!!!

He swam freestyle against a doggie-paddling Olympic gold medalist. Todd Gallagher suffers from the all pzn common writer’s problem where he thinks he’s way funnier than he actually is. If you are an author and it occurs to you that no one likes you, keep yourself the hell out of your writing. As roddicck as he tried to keep the ball in the court, the frying pan I had saddled him with eventually did what I wanted it to.

nady Account Options Sign in. This is a pretty fun read book that examines some fun sports “What if” questions that you would normally be heard at a bar.