Discussing the book "Beating the Bushes: Life in the Minor League," published by Icarus Press) with sports editor and author Frank Dolson.
Discussing the play "Bleacher Bums: A Nine-Inning Comedy" with Richard Fiere and creator and actor Joe Mantegna.
Discussing baseball and interviewing Bill Leonard.
William Brashler, journalist and author discusses his novel "Bingo Long's Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings". Mr Brashler converses with Studs about his research for the novel and the players he had spoken with to gather information for the book. The novel tells the story of a baseball team that revolts from a tyrannical Negro League owner and spends the 1939 season barnstorming around the Midwest. Includes two excerpts of a Cool Papa Bell interview talking about their travel as "barnstormers". Studs and Mr Brashler read several exchanges of dialogue from the book.
Terkel interviews author Jonathan Yardley on his latest book. This book titled "Ring" is a biography of the sports writer columnist Ring Lardner.
Ring Lardner Jr. discusses the writings of his father Ring Lardner, and his new book "The Lardners: My Family Remembered", discussing his family life, Mother, Father, and siblings.
Discussing "Pitchers Do Get Lonely and other Sports Stories," with author Ira Berkow.
Interviewing sportswriter Ira Berkow.
Discussing the book "Stengel: his life and times" with the sports writer author Robert Creamer.
Discussing the book "The Fight" and interviewing the author Norman Mailer.