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Well, I can cross that off my bucket list. I’ve wanted to take part in this program ever since I published my first book but things never quite worked out. In fact, I was originally supposed to join Richard Sandomir last month to talk about two iconic first basemen with New York roots but couldn’t […]

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Finally! I get to go to one of these things. Although I live in Jersey, I dislike NYC to the point that I avoid it as much as possible (much to my wife’s annoyance). I was there yesterday to participate in a Jewish Book Council “author pitch” event for my forthcoming non-baseball sports title followed […]

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Wish I’d had more advance notice on this, but… Varsity Letters returns to the Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday, April 23, for a look at all things baseball. Legendary broadcaster Ed Lucas and his son Chris will discuss their new memoir, Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story: A Blind Broadcaster’s Story of Overcoming […]

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Baseballisms.com, which is quickly becoming a favorite site, published this audio interview with Lowenfish, author Branch Rickey: Baseball’s Ferocious Gentleman. Other authors appeared on Baseballisms include Tim Wiles, Judith Testa, Peter Golenbock, Jerry Poling, Jane Heller, Sue Macy, Tim Shea, and others. Another site that features frequent author interviews, albeit not audio, is the online […]

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Sponsored by Gelf Magazine (motto: “Looking over the overlooked”). Gelf’s Varsity Letters sports reading series returns to New York on Thursday, April 2, at 8 p.m, with an all-baseball night in time for Opening Day. At this free monthly event at a Lower East Side bar, hosted by Gelf, Alex Belth, Greg Prince, and Matt […]

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Gelf magazine occasionally features well-written pieces on baseball, primarily with players and others associated with the game. Here are four such articles, examing the craft of some baseball authors: Ira Berkow on his mentor and friend, Red Smith Spike Vrusho on his book, Benchclearing: Baseball’s Greatest Fights and Riots Cait Murphy, author of Crazy ’08 […]

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