Archive for the 'Wiffle Ball' Category

Speak Easy Series:  Chad Harbach & Friends on "The Art of Fielding" -- Q&A

Chad Harbach, author of "The Art of Fielding," in conversation with Cara Cannella, his literary agent Chris Parris-Lamb, and Sports Illustrated baseball editor Stephen Cannella

November 3, 2011 in the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse

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"New York Mets: 50 Amazing Seasons" with Matthew Silverman

New York Mets fan/author/expert Matthew Silverman selects the Top 50 Mets of all-time. "New York Mets: 50 Amazing Seasons - The Complete Illustrated History" brings to life a half-century of Mets baseball. This beautiful book tells the complete story of the franchise, including season-by-season recaps, profiles of the great players and characters, and behind-the-scenes stories through the decades.

This book -- and evening -- is guaranteed to give you the time of your life.

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A grandson honors his grandfather...

Bruce Murray, Sr. was one of the premier sports photographers of the 1920's. His grandson, Shawn, now runs the family photo archive, featuring many of the game's greatest legends. Join Shawn in this special, memory-filled event.

A number of limited-edition baseball photographs printed directly from the original glass plate negatives are available for purchase at the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse. Or, contact Shawn directly at and mention that the Clubhouse Podcast sent you.

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The story of the first "professional" baseball player... "Lipman Pike" with Richard Michelson.

A unique book, illustrated by award-winning Zachary Pullen.

A story of immigrant life in 19th-century Brooklyn, baseball's early years, prejudice, assimilation, family, America.

It's a beautiful game. And this is a beautiful story.

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"Baseball Haiku: The Best Haiku Ever Written About The Game"

Join award-winning Haiku poet Cor van den Heuvel for an interesting and enlightening evening in the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse

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"Top of the Order: 25 Writers Pick Their Favorite Baseball Player of All Time" with Sean Manning and Esquire Magazine's Scott Raab. A fascinating book and discussion that went down unexpected paths...

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On Wednesday June 2, 2010, the Clubhouse hosted Michael Hermann, author of Wiffle Ball: The Ultimate Guide, and special guest Rob Piervinanzi.  In an interview led by Rich Ackerman, we are carried through the original backyard wiffle ball games to today's burgeoning professional sport.

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