Tag Archives: Writers
Bill Scheft writes for David Letterman. This is a little bit like writing for the president, only more important. Dig Bill’s website. Bill is also the author of Everything Hurts. Read it. Bill joined Robert live in studio for Hour 3. Click through for a podcast.
Phil Pepe is the author of 1961: The Inside Story of the Maris-Mantle Home Run Chase. Robert is in New York City and Phil joined Robert live in studio during Hour 2.
Phil Rogers is the author of Ernie Banks: Mr. Cub and the Summer of 69. Phil joined Robert in Hour 1. Click through for a podcast of the conversation.
Chris Herren is a former professional basketball player. He is also the author of Basketball Junkie, Herren’s autobiographical account of his years as a player and drug addict. It’s gripping stuff. Chris joined Robert in Hour 2. Click through for a podcast of the conversation.
Bob Ryan is a legendary columnist for the Boston Globe. He joined Robert in Hour 3, just as the news of Major League Baseball’s takeover of the Los Angeles Dodgers was breaking. Podcast of this conversation after the jump.
James Turbow has written The Baseball Codes: The Unwritten Rules of America’s Pastime. In case you were curious, there are many unwritten rules comprising a constantly evolving etiquette honored by baseballers at every level. Turbow joined Robert in Hour 2. Click through for a podcast.
Peter Gammons is a hall-of-fame baseball writer and an analyst for the MLB Network. He joined Robert in Hour 3 to talk about the 0-6 Boston Red Sox. Podcast after the jump.
Robert Weintraub wrote for many years for a terrific website called slate.com. Weintraub is now the author of The House That Ruth Built, which is a history of major league baseball in New York in the 1920s. Weintraub joined Robert in Hour 2 today. Podcast after the jump.
Tim Wendel is the author of High Heat. It’s a history of the fastball. Tim joined Robert in Hour 2. Podcast after the jump.
George Will is one of the most respected political writers and thinkers of his generation. He’s also an accomplished baseball writer and a genuine fan of the game. He joined Robert in Hour 3 as part of our celebration of Opening Day.