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Some recent news about Jewish authors and their baseball output. Lawrence Ruttman publishes American Jews and America’s Game:Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball, from University of Nebraska Press, this spring. UNP is the same outfit that’s releasing my (shameless plug) 501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read before They Die. I met Ruttman, a New […]

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Haven ‘t appeared on the What’s on Second show for awhile because of my softball league obligations, but a rare Monday rainout (our Wednesday games seem to get postponed  with disappointing regularity) allowed me  to put in an appearance. MLB writer Jonathan Mayo (Facing Clemens: Hitters on Confronting Baseball’s Most Intimidating Pitcher) was the featured […]

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Our friend Jonathan Mayo contributed this review/author profile of Heart of the Game: Life, Death, and Mercy in Minor League America, as did our other friend, Stan Hochman of the Philadelphia Daily News. Have you ever thought about the veteran minor league player, the one who has no longer has a realistic chance of making […]

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My interview with Jonathan Mayo, author of Facing Clemens, appears in this week’s issue of NJ Jewish News. Among other things, Mayo, a senior writer for MLB.com specializing in the minor leagues, reveals the “oy vey” moments he experienced after the release of the Mitchell Report in December, several months after his book in which […]

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Apropos to my recent review of his book, Facing Clemens, here are a few interviews with author Jonathan Mayo. I’ll post my own later in the week. From Bluebird Banter, a Toronto Blue Jays blog From Was Watching, a Yankees blogger You can read more about Mayo on his own Web site.

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Review: Facing Clemens

February 29, 2008

Hitters on Confronting Baseball’s Most Intimidating Pitcher By Jonathan Mayo. The Lyons press, 2008. Mayo, a senior writer for MLB.com, had his book ready to go before the Mitchell Report was released last month. One can only imagine what he thought about the trickle-down effect caused by the revelation that Clemens was about to replace […]

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From AmazinAvenue.com, this interview with MLB.com’s Mayo, author of Facing Clemens: Hitters on Confronting Baseball’s Most Intimidating Pitcher.

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