The new ‘Baseball Men' interview series focused on outstanding individuals and the perspectives they've gained through prototypical roles throughout the National Pastime. Its 25-man roster includes some of the most intriguing figures in the game, with in-depth looks at the work of multiple Hall of Famers and bestselling authors as well as experts and everyday baseball people.
The pieces ran on a weekly Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule, with the complete Table of Contents for the ‘Baseball Men' roster listed here.
Wednesday, October 25
Bill Felber, author of the groundbreaking ‘Book on the Book'
Friday, October 27
The Baseball Wife
Sharon Hargrove, spouse of Mariners manager Mike Hargrove
Monday, October 30
Sal Bando, who led the 1972-74 Oakland A's to World Championships
Wednesday, November 1
Harvey Wildstein, a lifelong aficionado of baseball memorabilia
Friday, November 3
John Hiller, who won ‘Fireman of the Year' two years after a 1971 heart attack
Monday, November 6
Kevin Hallinan, Major League Baseball's Senior Vice President for Security
Wednesday, November 8
‘Ken Tremendous', a co-founder & writer for the ‘Fire Joe Morgan' online site
Friday, November 10
Dr. Frank Jobe of the Dodgers, pioneer in career-saving ‘Tommy John' surgeries
Monday, November 13
The Fantasy Player
Sam Walker, Wall Street Journal staff writer and author of ‘Fantasyland'
Wednesday, November 15
Brooks Robinson, 16-time Gold Glove winner and Hall of Famer
Friday, November 17
Bob Bowman, Chief Executive Officer of MLB Advanced Media
Monday, November 20
The Goodwill Ambassador
Dr. Charles Steinberg, Red Sox Vice President for Public Affairs
Wednesday, November 22
Jamie Moyer, former All-Star and winner of the Clemente Award for civic service
Friday, November 24
Ted Heid, Seattle Mariners' Director of Pacific Rim Scouting
Monday, November 27
John Perri, a 13-year old baseball fan
Wednesday, November 29
Tim Raines, a seven-time All Star who stole 808 career bases
Friday, December 1
Roberto Clemente, Jr., a broadcaster for WFAN New York's ‘Latin Beat'
Monday, December 4
The Man of Faith
Dan Britton, Senior Vice President for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Wednesday, December 6
Councilman Eric Gioia, founder of a Little League in a Queens housing project
Friday, December 8
Roger Clemens, seven-time Cy Young Award winner and future Hall of Famer
Monday, December 11
The Power Hitter
Dale Murphy, who led the National League in RBI and total bases for the 1980's
Wednesday, December 13
Dale Petroskey, President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Friday, December 15
Dan Landon, former Commissioner of Broadway's Show League
Monday, December 18
Dr. Norman Fost, a steroids expert and ethicist at the University of Wisconsin
Wednesday, December 20
Roger Towne, screenwriter/executive producer of ‘The Natural'
Peter Handrinos is a frequent contributor to Scout.com and author of the upcoming ‘The Best New York Sports Arguments: The 100 Most Controversial, Debatable Questions for Die-Hard Fans'.