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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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Aug 31, 2017

Kevin Cook discusses the memorable 1947 Word Series, the first to feature an African-American player and the first to be televised.

Aug 28, 2017

In 1981, the Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings played the longest game in professional baseball history. Dan Barry tells us about that extraordinary game. 

Aug 24, 2017

Get ready for some kid's stuff with author Michael Turner.

Aug 21, 2017

While its teams were winning titles during the Depression, Detroit was in the midst of something much darker. Tom Stanton explains.

Aug 17, 2017

Wild Thing, this episode makes our heart sing. Jonathan Knight gives us the inside story of the beloved baseball comedy movie.

Aug 14, 2017

Author Ronald T. Waldo tells us about some of the unforgettable characters from one of baseball's greatest decades.

Aug 10, 2017

Veteran Baltimore sportswriter John Eisenberg joins us to discuss Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken and baseball's iron man record. 

Aug 7, 2017

James Sturm talks about his classic graphic novel about a Jewish barnstorming baseball team in the 1920s.

Aug 3, 2017

Author Mitchell Nathanson discusses the life and legacy of former MLB superstar Dick Allen.

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