Sports Authors Showcase: Playing for Paterno: A Father’s and Son’s Recollections of Playing for JoePa by Charlie and Tony Pittman

We have Charlie and Tony Pittman with us this week to discuss their book Playing for Paterno: A Father’s and Son’s Recollections of Playing for JoePa. This is a book not only about college football, but more importantly about leadership. I read this book every few years as the lessons in this book have no (more…)

Sports Authors Showcase: Doc: The Life of Roy Halladay by Todd Zolecki

This week’s feature is the book Doc: The Life of Roy Halladay. Jed Donahue interviews author Todd Zolecki, Phillies beat writer for MLB.com. Listen in as Jed and Todd discuss Roy’s career and just how good he was. Roy Halladay’s life was cut short in 2017, but he will go down as one of baseball’s...

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Sports Authors Showcase: The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Philadelphia Phillies by Scott Lauber

Jed Donahue features the book The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Philadelphia Phillies on this episode of Sports Authors Showcase. Jed interviews author Scott Lauber from the Philadelphia Inquirer and reviews some of the great Phillies players of all time. Phillies and baseball fans will enjoy this trip down memory lane....

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Sports Authors Showcase: The Baseball Era of Fred Frankhouse by Wayne Taylor

The subject of today’s podcast is the book The Baseball Era of Fred Frankhouse: Roundhouse Curveballer, The Duke of Port Royal by Wayne Taylor. Rex interviews Wayne and discusses baseball in the time period that Fred played (1927-1939). Wayne is a local author from Juniata County, PA and worked for Fred on his Tree Farm...

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Sports Authors Showcase: Forty Minutes to Baton Rouge by A. Zach Williams

The subject of this week’s podcast is intriguing. How many of you remember the name Bo Rein? There was a 30 for 30 episode on Bo entitled The Bo Nobody Knows. This Bo was a college football coach at NC State, then took over the LSU job for the retiring Charlie “Cholly Mac” McClendon. Bo...

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Sports Authors Showcase: Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time All-Stars by David Finoli

Jed and Rex discuss David Finoli’s latest book Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time All-Stars: The Best Players at Each Position for The Bucs. An interview with Finoli conducted by Jed and Tim Clark is included. Listen to the discussion of his methodology of ranking players, including not only the great ones, but ones who just missed making...

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Sports Authors Showcase: Lords of the Gridiron by Matt DiBiase

Jed and Rex discuss Matthew DiBiase’s new book titled Lords of the Gridiron: College Football’s Greatest Coaches. Included is an interview Rex conducted with Matt regarding his methodology in taking on the daunting task of ranking the greatest college football coaches of all-time and his reasoning for the development of his methodology. Sit back and enjoy...

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Sports Authors Showcase: If These Walls Could Talk by Phil Bourque

This morning, Jed and Rex have the great privilege of interviewing none other than Phil Bourque! Over the years the Pittsburgh Penguins have become one of the most beloved teams in NHL history, and Phil has gotten to witness more than his fair share of the team’s history up close and personal. Through stories that only he can tell and conversations with current and past players, this book provides fans with a unique insider’s look into the great moments, the not-so-great moments, and everything in between. Penguins fans will definitely not want to miss this one!

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