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Kenny Powers learns to pitch (from a real pitcher)

Updated: August 13, 2012, 3:17 PM ET
By Brandon Sneed | ESPN The Magazine

KENNY POWERS is a whole new man. Oh, don't worry: In the third and final season of HBO's Eastbound & Down, which begins Feb. 19, Danny McBride's character will still have a mullet, will still be grotesque and will still lust to play in the bigs again. But this time the pitcher will actually throw like a pitcher thanks to McBride's work with former pro Heath Altman. The two initially teamed up before Season 1, when Altman was simply tasked with making the actor passable. "The first ...

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