Posts tagged as:

Jeff Pearlman

Been a hectic week, so I’ve let a few things slide. First and foremost, the next books in Tom Hoffarth’s annually excellent 30-in-30 series: John Feinstein’s Where Nobody Knows Your Name and Ed Sherman’s Babe Ruth’s Called Shot. Here’s another Feinstein item from WRALSPortsfan.com. And maybe you can find the link in this piece from […]

{ 0 comments }

Recently, my Facebook friend Jeff Pearlman, author of the new Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s, posted this on his blog, reprinted in full: Writing books is what I love to do. I’m not just saying this. It’s my true passion; something that brings me happiness for 1,001 […]

{ 1 comment }

Jeff Pearlman did this interview with SI‘s senior baseball writer Tom Verducci and Rob Neyer added his thoughts based on a single passage, which I reproduce here because I think it’s going to change my professional life: Imagine Johnny All-Star tells you his father used to throw bottle caps to him to hit in their […]

{ 0 comments }

Jeff Pearlman, author of the damning new biography on Roger Clemens, took a few minutes to discuss his project with The Bookshelf. Pearlman’s latest — The Rocket That Fell to Earth: Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality (Harper) — is a frightening tale of a man who is at once on top of […]

{ 0 comments }

Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality, by Jeff Pearlman. Harper, 2009. Over the last several years, almost every baseball fan — and a lot of non-fans as well — have felt a sense of betrayal. Their heroes have feet of clay; the emperor has no clothes. What makes the situation all the more […]

{ 0 comments }

This item from The New York Times casts another shadow over a new book. In The Rocket Who Fell to Earth, Jeff Pearlman’s new biography on Roger Clemens, the author reports an account offered by an unnamed Yankee episode in which Brian Cashman purportedly took Jason Giambi to task for poor performance by shouting at […]

{ 0 comments }

script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-5496371-4']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();