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I’ll be writing a deeper compare/contrast entry about the baseball previews for Sports Illustrated vs. ESPN The Magazine when the former comes out (received the latter earlier this week), but in the meantime… The ESPN publication produces a podcast in which an editor and writer chat a story in a given edition. In the current […]

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Including: ◊ Game Six: Cincinnati, Boston, and the 1975 World Series: The Triumph of America’s Pastime, by Mark Frost. Unabridged (13:56), narrated by Andrew Garman. Hear a sample: ◊ Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher and a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk about How the Game Is Played , by Bob Gibson, […]

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Mel Foster narrates this unabridged version of Feinstein’s latest baseball title. That’s almost 19 hours of listening to what sounds very much like a computer-generated voice. Which is a shame, because the book — which considers the approach to the game by two veteran pitchers (Tom Glavine and Mike Mussina) — albeit long and with […]

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Now hear this

March 19, 2008

According to an item in Publisher’s Weekly, Audible has been purchased by Amazon. Lots of good baseball books available there, so pay the site a visit. Amazon’s promise to complete the purchase of Audible as soon as possible following the completion of its tender offer last week turned out to be a couple of days. […]

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Today's audio selections

November 5, 2007

Babe: The Legend Comes to Life, By Robert Creamer, narrated by Tom Parker (Unabridged) Listen here: The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe , by Leigh Montiville, narrated by Scott Brick (Unabridged) Listen here: These two biographies, written about 30 years apart, have one thing in common besides their subject matter: Both are […]

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