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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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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 29, 2017

Richard Sandomir takes us behind the scenes of "The Pride of the Yankees," the classic 1942 movie starring Gary Cooper as Lou Gehrig. 

Jun 26, 2017

Chicago broadcaster David Kaplan discusses Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon's bold plan for a Chicago Cubs dynasty.

Jun 22, 2017

Author Ron Morris discusses how the minor-league Durham Bulls helped revitalize an old tobacco town in North Carolina.

Jun 19, 2017

One upon a time, the Dodgers and Reds had the best rivalry in baseball. Author Tom Van Riper talks about the glory years of Rose, Bench, Garvey and Cey.

Jun 15, 2017

It's a special Father's Day episode as Will Leitch discusses his book about fathers and sons in the new golden age of baseball.

Jun 12, 2017

Allan Simpson, founder of Baseball America, discusses the history of the MLB Draft.

Jun 8, 2017

For the first time, we talk about a work of fiction. Author Jeff Polman takes us back to San Francisco in 1958 for a whodunit centered on the Giants.

Jun 5, 2017

John Carvalho looks at the life and career of Ford Frick, who played a key role in Major League Baseball from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Jun 1, 2017

Stephanie Liscio tells us about the Negro League's Cleveland Buckeyes, the integration of the Indians and the role of the black press.

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