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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: July, 2017
Jul 31, 2017

As war clouds gathered over Europe, baseball's first Jewish superstar took aim at Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. Ron Kaplan discusses that memorable season.

Jul 27, 2017

Marty Appel returns to the podcast to talk about his new biography of the legendary Old Perfessor. 

Jul 24, 2017

In 1944, the lowly St. Louis Browns played in the World Series for the first and only time. Author Dave Heller tells us about that momentous season.

Jul 20, 2017

Should Jack Morris be in the Hall of Fame? How about Edgar Martinez? Barry Bonds? Jay Jaffe's new book takes a comprehensive look at baseball immortality. 

Jul 17, 2017

Jonah Keri is here to talk about the crazy history of the Montreal Expos and the upcoming Hall of Fame induction of Tim Raines.

Jul 13, 2017

Mike Piazza was a superstar with the Dodgers but became an icon with the Mets. Greg Prince explains how.

Jul 10, 2017

Award-winning historian Larry Lester tells us about the legendary East-West All-Star Game, which featured the stars of the Negro Leagues.

Jul 6, 2017

Author Robert C. Trumpbour discusses his award-winning account of Houston's iconic Astrodome.

Jul 3, 2017

Let's take a trip back to the 1960s with John Florio, who explains how that turbulent decade changed the national pastime forever.

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