The night Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, it fell to Robert Kennedy, then running for the Democratic Party nomination for president, to tell a crowd in Indianapolis the bad news. Speaking from the heart, from little notes, he told the crowd that his family had suffered from such a tragedy. Of Read More
Tentative pub date is March 13, 2012, from Da Capo Press.
In recent weeks we've moved from final edits to securing the last of the photos.
Summer of '68 will have a larger photo signature than Read More
Working titles include SUMMER OF '68: WHEN BASEBALL AND AMERICA CHANGED FOREVER.
SEASON ON FIRE: SPORTS, AMERICA AND THE SUMMER OF '68.
Let me know what you think.
Finally made it out to see a game in the Valley League last night. It was great fun, and thanks to Austin and Charlie for letting me join them in the New Market (Va.) Rebels' broadcast "booth." I'm coming back next year for the Full Moon game.
The pretty much sums up where my head is at after I turned in the manuscript for the new book, working title SIXTY-EIGHT: THE YEAR OF THE PITCHER AND WHEN SPORTS SAVED AMERICA. This will be out in Spring 2012 from Da Capo Books.
Of course, there is still much to do. Read More
What if we could distill all that we know, what we truly believe, down to a few memorable moments, snippets of motion, short stories set in a Read More
I had a great time talking about fireballers and High Heat at the Bergino Clubhouse near New York University last week. It's a great setting, just around the corner from the world-famous Strand Bookstore. If I was ever was going to move back to New York, I'd take a long look at that part Read More