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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, 2019
Jul 29, 2019

In 2009, the New York Yankees were a franchise in transition. Mark Feinsand and Bryan Hoch join us to discuss how the new-look Bronx Bombers managed to win one final World Series with the Core Four of Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera. 

Featured Song: "Empire State of Mind," Jay Z feat. Alicia Keys.

Jul 22, 2019

Edgar Martinez was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday, completing an unlikely journey from Puerto Rico to Cooperstown. Larry Stone, who co-authored Martinez's autobiography, joins to discuss the life and career of the legendary Mariners designated hitter.

Featured song: "Viva! Sea Tac," Robyn Hitchcock.

Jul 15, 2019

Authors Jeremy Frank and Jim Passon join us to discuss their new book, which focuses on "the baseball stats you never thought to look for" from the 19th century through the Deadball Era.

Featured song: "I Can't Hide," Flamin' Groovies.

Jul 8, 2019

Ruth. Gehrig. DiMaggio. Mantle. Costanza? For decades, the New York Yankees have been at the forefront of American popular culture, from movies to TV to music. David Krell returns to the podcast to discuss Seinfeld, The Simpsons, Damn Yankees, Simon & Garfunkel and more. 

Featured song: "New York, New York," Frank Sinatra. 

Jul 2, 2019

Big Ed Delahanty, a slugging, hard-drinking outfielder, was one of baseball's top superstars in the 1890s. But 116 years later, his death remain shrouded in mystery. Author Mike Sowell returns to the podcast to discuss Delahanty and the baseball wars of the lat 19th century.

To get a copy of the out-of-print book for $10, email Sowell at sowellm1 (at) mac.com.

Featured song: "Mystery Train," Little Junior's Blue Flames.

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