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Baseball by the Book

A veteran baseball writer and editor explores the world of books about baseball through interviews with today's best baseball authors.
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Dec 30, 2016

Author Lincoln Mitchell discusses the challenges MLB faces in the 21st century, including globalization, declining youth participation and the end of TV.

Dec 27, 2016

Noted author and historian Marty Appel discusses Mike 'King' Kelly, the most colorful baseball superstar of the 19th century.

Dec 19, 2016

Author Dan Epstein takes us back to the funky summer of 1976, when Mark Fidrych and 'The Bad News Bears' reigned supreme.

Dec 15, 2016

Authors Kevin Reavy and Ryan Spaeder talk about why Cal Ripken was better than Derek Jeter, how awesome Tim Raines was and why Wade Boggs was even greater than you remembe

Dec 12, 2016

Author Jeremy Lehrman discusses the history of baseball's MVP awards and looks at some of the most controversial choices, including Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley and Johnny Evers.

Dec 5, 2016

We talk to author Jeff Katz about the 1981 baseball strike, which he says "saved baseball." Other topics: Fernandomania, George Steinbrenner and the Baseball Hall of Fame candidacy of Marvin Miller.

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