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"Summer of '68' returns to L.A., Oct. 25 & Oct. 27

Thrilled to be returning to the L.A. to discuss the "Summer of '68: The Year That Changed Baseball -- And America -- Forever.

On Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., I'll be at Villalobos Hall, Whittier College (13507 Earlham Drive, Whittier, Calif.) For more information, (562) 907-4803, (626) 791-7647, or terymar@earthlink.net

On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m., I'll be at the Allendale Branch Library (1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, Calif.) For more information, (626) 791-7647, (626) 744-7260, or terymar@earthlink.net

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Summer of '68 exhibit in SoCal

Thrilled to be a part of this new exhibit at the Pasadena Library. Here's the official release:
BAD MOON RISING: We are pleased to share a few photos from today’s installation of the exhibition “Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of ’68,” on view from September 3-November 15, 2018 at Whittier College’s Wardman Library.
Presented by the Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary, the exhibition is based on Tim Wendel’s book “Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball – and America – Forever,” the research materials for which are in the collection of the Institute.  Read More 

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Bob Gibson in 1968

Bob Gibson in action.

I received an email last week about Bob Gibson's scoreless streak in 1968. In my response, I returned to some of the points I made in SUMMER OF '68: The Season That Changed Baseball, and America, Forever. The scoreless streak belonged to the Dodgers' Don Drysdale in the Year of the Pitcher. Bobby Kennedy's assassination  Read More 

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Heading to the Motor City

Well, the trip was already planned to move my son out of Ann Arbor after another year at college. But I'll be lingering to attended the banquet for the Top Titles of 2013 as decided by the state of Michigan. The gathering is April 27, with Michael  Read More 
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Spring news

We're doing the final edits for HABANA LIBRE: A NOVELLA. I love the cover and that will be posted soon. It has received great advance notice from Holly Goddard Jones, Mike Kimball and Sports Illustrated's Scott Price. Thanks to all of them for the support.
In the meantime, SUMMER OF '68 will be out  Read More 
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'Summer' named a Michigan Notable Book

I'm honored that SUMMER OF '68 was named a Michigan Notable Book for 2013. That's a great way to ring in the new year.
Thanks to all, especially my readers in Michigan.
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Summer tour comes to an end

Thanks to all who came out for the SUMMER OF '68 tour. In recent months, I've been to New York, San Francisco, St. Louis, Chicago and Los Angeles, including three separate swings through the great state of Michigan.
I was in Ann Arbor last weekend, at the Kerrytown Book Festival, catching a football game  Read More 
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Guest on Richard Gazala's blog

Here's the link...http://rgazala.blogspot.com/2012/03/author-spotlight-tim-wendel.html
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Thumbs-up from Kirkus Reviews

During one of the most tumultuous years in our history, a remarkable baseball season unfolded.

In 1968, most baseball players had to work a second job to make ends meet. There were no wild-card teams or division winners. That year the Detroit Tigers became only the third club in history to rally from a 3-1  Read More 
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'Summer' one of PW's Top 10 for this spring

Detroit, 1967

Spring 2012 Announcements: Sports: Olympians, Yogi & the Knuckler
By Michael Coffey
Jan 20, 2012

This June, the Summer Olympics from London will be hard to escape, and there are no fewer than five books in the pages that follow that deal with the history of Olympic competition in one way or the other.

All of the Olympics  Read More 

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