Photo by Jesse Beals
Former Seattle Mariner Erik Hanson watches his shot make its way to the green on hole No. 9.
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The ball broke downward sharply after he released it like a geometry-textbook parabola.
He complemented the curveball with a 95-mph fastball that overpowered hitters. But he also kept them unsettled with what he felt was his best pitch