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Dan Schlossberg

Dan Schlossberg has written thousands of articles and a number of books on the national pastime, including a couple of my personal favorites on which he collaborated as co-author, Al Clark‘s Called Out but Safe: A Baseball Umpire’s Journey and Designated Hebrew: The Ron Blomberg Story. Schlossberg’s latest is also one of his oldest. He […]

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Baseball has always had supreme rulers. The New York Yankees, with 27 world championships, are generally acknowledged as baseball’s most dynastic franchise, beginning with their rush to greatness in the early 1920s. Even teams more known for their ineptitude — the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs — once dominated the national pastime. But are […]

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Not if you’re former Major League arbiter-turned-author Al Clark. It was nice meeting Clark and his co-author Dan Schlossberg yesterday at the Yogi Berra Museum. There weren’t a lot of people there. That’s was too bad for the book-signing aspects, but good for me because it gave us more opportunity for casual chatting. Clark shared […]

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Humbly submitted for your interest, a doubleheader featuring They Called Me God by Doug Harvey with Peter Golenbock and Called Out but Safe by Al Clark with Dan Schlossberg; and another one on Stars and Strikes by Dan Epstein that were published by Bookreporter.com yesterday.  

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The Yogi Berra Museum will be hosting three book events in the coming weeks including: May 5 Mookie Wilson Booksigning Former Mets star Mookie Wilson, one of the most electrifying and popular players in team history, will sign copies of his new book: “Mookie: Life, Baseball and the ’86 Mets” from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Mr. Wilson […]

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To paraphrase a Groucho Marx line (and with all due respect to the PETA faction), you can’t swing a dead cat (if that’s your idea of a good time) at the annual SABR conference without hitting a baseball writer. While in Philadelphia, I caught up with a few of them (writers, not cats) to see […]

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Have We Seen the Last of Baseball’s 300-Game Winners? by Dan Schlossberg. Ascend Books, 2010. Pitcher Jamie Moyer, at age 47, is the active leader in wins with 267. Next on the list is 38-year-old Andy Pettitte with 240. After that…well, no one can even claim 200 victories; knuckleballer Tim Wakefield (43) is next in […]

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