In his new book “Baseball’s Last Great Scout,” Dan Austin tells the story of Hugh Alexander, who became a scout at age 20 after losing his hand in an accident.
Bill Rodgers won the Boston Marathon four times. As if to prove he didn’t need a home-field advantage, he also won the New York Marathon four times. In a new book ‘Marathon Man’, Bill Rodgers and co-author Matthew Shepatin tell the story of Rodgers’s first Boston victory in 1975.
In his new book “Mr. Wrigley’s Ball Club,” Roberts Ehrgott tells the wild history of the Chicago Cubs during the 1920s. Ehrgott joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Cubs and his book.
In “Butterfly Winter,” W.P Kinsella takes readers back to the baseball diamond, exploring once again the power of the game to shape lives. The author of “Shoeless Joe” talks with Bill Littlefield about his first novel in more than a decade.
In 1963, the Loyala Ramblers won the NCAA tournament with four black players in their starting lineup. In his new book “Ramblers,” Michael Lenehan chronicles the historic season.
In his new book Nikkei Baseball, Samuel O. Regalado examines the history of Japanese Americans on the baseball diamond. Bill Littlefield talks with Regalado abotu his book.
In his new book ‘Game Over,’ author Dave Zirin commends athletes who have taken political stands. Bill Littlefield spoke with Zirin about his new book and the intersection of sports and politics.
In his new book ‘The Longest Race,’ author Ed Ayres offers readers a chance to a experience a 50-mile race without leaving their couch. Bill Littlefield spoke with Ayres about ultramarathons and the connection between running and human survival.
Nobody who watches the NFL can fail to see that many head coaches are stars. Author Gary Myers spent a year with 20 current and former coaches for his new book ‘Coaching Confidential,’ and spoke with Bill Littlefield about what he learned.
In his new book ‘The Limit,’ author Michael Cannell tells the story of Phil Hill, who in 1961 became the first American-born racer to win the Grand Prix Championship. Bill Littlefield speaks with Cannell about the history of auto racing.