Ted Williams and that All-Star swing in new documentary! VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Nick Davis by clicking on the video player above!  I’m a lifelong baseball fan whose heroes were Mickey Mantle of the Yankees and Tom Seaver of the Mets. I never met Ted Williams, but I did have a book I wrote, Stadium For Rent, enshrined in... Continue Reading →

Rare baseball star photos by fans in new book! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of baseball fans who come alive on Opening Day and literally go into hibernation after the last out of the World Series each season… in the new new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! If you’re a lifelong baseball fan, the kind who consumes... Continue Reading →

937 Well, here’s to you, Will Chase on Smash! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Major League Baseball players who think Yankee Stadium is the Great White Way… in the NEW new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! See if you can finish off this threesome: Mrs. Robinson. Mr. Coffee. And… ? If you were going to say... Continue Reading →

Peter Golenbock returns to have a word with Mr. Media! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience – HEY! WAIT A MINUTE! I’ve always said that as a joke! Where did you people come from?… Oh, that’s right, we're on location for the first time at the fabulous Globe Coffee Lounge in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg,... Continue Reading →

Artist Wilfred Santiago reminds us of baseball, Roberto Clemente! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Cartoonist Wilfred Santiago, creator of the graphic novel 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente. Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of hardcore baseball fans who would not be averse to reading a book with more pictures than words … in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg,... Continue Reading →

Harvey Frommer: Goodbye, damn Yankees! Hello, cursed Red Sox! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Tampa Bay Rays fans who wonder how many years of pasting the BoSox it will take for Harvey to write ‘Remembering Tropicana Field’… in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! As a Tampa Bay Rays fan, I wish we... Continue Reading →

Jonah Keri squeezes The Extra 2% from Tampa Bay Rays! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jonah Keri, author, The Extra 2%   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of baseball fans who secretly wish Joe Maddon was their team’s manager … in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Part 1 of 3  I was a little nervous about the publication... Continue Reading →

Meet Old Hoss, pitcher rediscovered in Fifty-nine in ’84! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Edward Achorn, author, Fifty-nine in '84: Old Hoss Radbourn, Barehanded Baseball, and the Greatest Season a Pitcher Ever Had   I love baseball. I grew up a New York Mets fan and stayed with them until St. Petersburg landed the Rays a dozen years ago. When I was a kid, I read dozens... Continue Reading →

Harry Kalas biographer says the Phillies broadcaster lived a fuller life than most

I can’t honestly recall ever hearing a Philadelphia Phillies game called by the late Harry Kalas, but after being exposed to the man and his life in the pages of Randy Miller’s fascinating biography, Harry the K, I feel like I missed out on something special. Don’t misunderstand: Harry Kalas was no saint. He loved... Continue Reading →

Sam Zell biographer on how Money Talks, Bullsh*t Walks! PODCAST INTERVIEW

In retrospect, I can see why real estate billionaire Sam Zell thought buying the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel and all their related newspapers and media companies—plus the Chicago Cubs baseball team and its home, Wrigley Field—seemed like a classic ploy. Buy a big family-owned business on the skids for a discount, squeeze... Continue Reading →

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