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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: April, 2018
Apr 24, 2018

It's Fashion Week on Baseball by the Book as Todd Radom takes us on a visual tour of the strangest, most memorable and most colorful baseball uniforms of all time. From the Astros to the Padres to the Swingin' A's, Radom discusses the National Pastime's unique sartorial history, 

Apr 20, 2018

In the summer of 1976, Mark Fidrych skyrocketed to national acclaim through the force of his pitching and his personality. Author Doug Wilson joins us to discuss the remarkable life and legacy of the man they called "The Bird."

Apr 16, 2018

Russell Carleton, a trained psychologist and veteran sabermetrician, talks to us about the next evolution in baseball thinking -- which includes marrying analytics with the long-derided "human element."

Apr 12, 2018

Author Larry Tye joins us to discuss his Casey Award-winning biography of the legendary Satchel Paige. In addition to being one of the great pitchers in baseball history, Paige is an important figure in American history, Tye says.

Apr 9, 2018

Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance were immortalized by a poem written more than 100 years ago. Author David Rapp joins us to discuss the immortal Cubs trio and the first baseball dynasty of the 20th century.

Apr 2, 2018

Former major league pitcher Bob Tewksbury is now the mental skills coach for the San Francisco Giants. The former All-Star joins us to discuss parts of the game that remain hidden to the average fan. 

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