These fine folks were kind enough to share their thoughts about their own projects. Apologies for the sound quality on some, but there are limitations to the audio portion of the program.
Marty Appel, author of Now Pitching for the Yankees and Pinstripe Empire
(recorded Jan. 14, 2013. Approx. 13 minutes)
Jonathan Mayo, author of Facing Clemens: Hitters on Confronting Baseball's Most Intimidating Pitcher
(recorded Jan. 16, 2013. Approx. 8 minutes)
(recorded Jan. 21, 2013. Approx. 13 minutes)
Sean Manning, editor, Top of the Order: 25 Writers Pick Their Favorite Baseball Player of All Time
(recorded Jan. 30, 2013. Approx. 13 minutes)
Peter Schilling Jr., author of The End of Baseball
(recorded Jan. 31, 2013. Approx. 11 minutes)
Tim Wiles, co-author of Baseball's Greatest Hit: The Story of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game
(recorded Feb. 1, 2013. Approx. 14 minutes)
Jonathan Eig, author of Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig and Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Spring Training
(recorded Feb. 4, 2013. Approx. 11 minutes)
Will Leitch, author of Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons in the New Golden Age of Baseball
(recorded Feb. 6, 2013. Approx. 13 minutes)
Rob Fleder, editor of Sports Illustrated: The Baseball Book, Sports Illustrated: Great Baseball Writing, and Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) Team. Listen here, via the 501 Baseball blog.
(recorded Feb. 7, 2013. Approx. 15 minutes)
Howard Megdal, author of The Baseball Talmud
Listen here, via the 501 Baseball blog.
(recorded March 11, 2013. Approx. 13 minutes)
Eric Rolfe Greenberg, author of The Celebrant
Listen to the audio here, via the 501 Baseball blog (commentary here).
(recorded Aug. 3, 2013. Approx. 34 minutes)
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