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By Tim Kurkjian via Bookreporter.com.              

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Since I posted the first of these on a Thursday, which is known on social media as a time of reflection, I thought to make it a regular thing under this rubric. These are kind of fun; it’s like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re gonna get. (Actually, I never understood […]

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I’ve been putting this off for a long time, basically out of a sense that I had more important things to do, which is more a failing of mine than the actual truth. I’m speaking here of the fan memoir, a book of recollections and anecdotes taken not from the life of a famous athlete, […]

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Another look at the new classic on shooting down baseball myths, by The Joy of Sox blog. Upshot: For those of you thinking “Who cares?” or “Why ruin a good story?”, stay away from this book. But if you’re as curious as I am about how Neyer went about his investigations and when he found […]

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In keeping with the policy NPR seems to have about replaying its best bits during the week between Christmas and New Years, Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, hosted by Peter Sagal, featured a few prominent guests from the “Not My Job” segment, including Sen. George McGovern, Leonard Nimoy, Garrison Keillor, Jimmy Carter of the singing […]

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