My close encounter with Yogi Berra, 1985! ESSAY

Today: A special memory of Bob Andelman -- Mr. Media -- sharing a one-of-a-kind moment with the late New York Yankees great Yogi Berra. Pull up a chair, kids, and I'll tell you about my close encounter with Yogi Berra, who passed away yesterday. In the fall of 1984, New York Yankees owner (and long-time Tampa resident)... Continue Reading →

Tampa super-attorney-author Steve Yerrid loves his damn Yankees! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Steve Yerrid, Tampa attorney and author of The Making of A Championship Heart. Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of ambulance chasers who may dream Steve Yerrid-size dreams but they’ll never match his Championship Heart… in the NEW new media capital of the world, St. Petersburg, Florida!  Attorney Steve Yerrid... Continue Reading →

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

Today's Guest: Peter Golenbock, sportswriter, George: The Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankees Empire, Idiot , Balls, The Bronx Zoo, Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Wild, High and Tight: The Life and Death of Billy Martin Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience – HEY! WAIT A MINUTE! I’ve... 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 →

534 Peter Golenbock writes Yankees history, but roots for Rays! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Sportswriter Peter Golenbock, author, George: The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire, Growing Up NASCAR: Racing's Most Outrageous Promoter Tells All Sportswriter Peter Golenbock is one of my heroes, a guy I want to be like in many ways when I grow up. For now, however, I’ll settle for just being to... Continue Reading →

I’m Remembering Yankee Stadium with historian Harvey Frommer! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Today's Guest: Harvey Frommer, author, Remembering Yankee Stadium There are two memories of Yankee Stadium that I hold dear. The first dates back to 1967. I was six years old and my grandfather took me to the House That Ruth Built for the first time to see my idol, Mickey Mantle. There are two... Continue Reading →

7 Peter Golenbock’s novel? Sex, balls, Marilyn, Mickey Mantle! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Peter Golenbock, sportswriter, 7: The Mickey Mantle Novel   Today, I am sitting in the St. Petersburg, Florida, dining room of popular sports writer, Peter Golenbock. Peter, who’s written many books about and with members of the New York Yankees, including: Dynasty; The Bronx Zoo, which he wrote with Sparky Lyle; Balls, written... Continue Reading →

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