On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Bruce Pratt gives you some suggestions for your summer reading list.
Sports Lit 101 06.14.17
Sports Lit 101 06.07.17
On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Bruce Pratt talks about the book “From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball During the Great War” by Jim Leeke.
Sports Lit 05.31.17
On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Bruce Pratt talks about the book “Greatness in the Shadows: Larry Doby and the Integration of the American League” by Douglas M. Branson.
Sports Lit 101 5.24.17
On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Bruce Pratt and Rich Kimball talk with Michael Long, editor of “Beyond Home Plate”, about Jackie Robinson’s post-baseball years.
Sports Lit 101 5.17.17 w/Ignacio Garcia
Ignacio Garcia joined Bruce Pratt & Rich on Sports Lit 101 to discuss his book, “When Mexicans Could Play Ball.”
Sports Lit 101 5.10.17
On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Bruce Pratt talked with “Bloomer Girls” author Debra Shattuck.
Lydia Reeder 5.3.17
Lydia Reeder joined Rich and Bruce Pratt on Sports Lit 101 to discuss her book, “Dust Bowl Girls”.
Author Jason Turbow
Jason Turbow, author of “The Baseball Codes”, joined us to discuss his newest book, “Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic – Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s”. Turbow explained that the popular image of Finley may not tell the whole story of his tenure as A’s owner, shared stories of players like Reggie Jackson and Vida […]
Elizabeth Searle on “We Got Him”
Author Elizabeth Searle joined Bruce Pratt on Sports Lit 101 to talk about her new novel, “We Got Him”, set in the Boston suburbs at the time of the Marathon bombing.
Author Mark Spitzer
On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Mark Spitzer talked with Bruce Pratt about his new book, “Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West.”
Kelly Belanger 2.15.17
Author Kelly Belanger visited with us on Sports Lit 101 to discuss her book, “Invisible Seasons – Title IX and The Fight for Equity in College Sports”.
Author Kyle Keiderling
On this week’s Sports Lit 101, Kyle Keiderling joined Bruce Pratt to discuss his book, “Olympic Collision”. The book looks at the infamous incident at the 1984 Olympics between runners Zola Budd and Mary Decker, draws parallels between the upbringing of the two competitors, and talks about the way each of them has dealt with […]
Rick Burton 09.14.16
Author Rick Burton joined Rich and Bruce on Bruce’s weekly segment “Sports Lit 101” to talk about his new book “Sports Business Unplugged”. The book, which is comprised of essays, stands up really well as time passes. Hear Rick explain why they still hold weight on the current sports landscape. This is a must listen […]
Duncan Jamieson 7.6.16
Author of “The Self Propelled Voyager”, Duncan Jamieson called into the Downtown show Wednesday afternoon for Bruce Pratt’s Sports Lit 101 to talk all about his new book. It turned into such a cool conversation about the country at another time when bicycles opened up a world of possibilities for travel and exploration.
Henry Hughes 6.29.16
The author of “Backseat with Fish”, Henry Hughes, joined the show at long last on Bruce Pratt’s phenomenal Sports Lit 101 and was everything we had hoped and more. It is a spirited conversation that ends with Henry reading a passage from the book, which was truly a treat.