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National Pastime Radio

October 22, 2012

Saturday was a busy day for baseball news. One of the questions on Wait Wait Don’t Tell me involved a certain high-priced player on a certain recently-vanquished playoff team: PETER SAGAL: Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week’s news. Luke, Alex Rodriquez, the most highly paid player in baseball […]

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CBS’ Face the Nation took a break in its last episode to discuss some really important issues. Jane Leavy (formerly of the Washington Post and author of The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood and Sandy Koufax : A Lefty’s Legacy); Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda (I Live for This: […]

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Review roundup, Sept. 28

September 28, 2012

♦  The Atlantic published this piece by Luke Epplin on Tony La Russa’s new book, The Last Strike. The main complaint in the piece seems to be that a) La Russa doesn’t dish the dirt very much; and b) his role as a great strategist may be well-deserved, but too much detail doesn’t make for […]

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Review roundup, Sept. 25

September 25, 2012

♦  Baseball de World ran this review of Mike Shropshire’s Seasons in Hell. Upshot: “Overall, the story was a pleasure to read.” ♦  Here’s another review of the new Clint Eastwood project, Trouble with the Curve  (“Predictable”). And one from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (“a by-the-book romantic comedy that has the usual ingredients.”) ♦  A mini-review […]

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Author appearances

September 19, 2012

* Sorry for the last-minute notice, but Bobby Richardson will be at the Yogi Berra Museum at TODAY at 3 p.m. to for a book-signing of Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy On and Off the Field. * Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will be at the St. Louis County Library on Friday, Sept. […]

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