New from Doug... meet John Laufketter, a struggling coal miner and amateur pitcher in southern Illinois during the Great Depression in 1934 who gets a one-game shot with the St. Louis Cardinals.
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May 6, 11:00 a.m. - Carlyle (IL) Public Library
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See Doug on MLB Network in a recent documentary on the St. Louis Cardinals of the 1980s, "Birds of a Different Game” - airing next on April 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET
Click here to watch a presentation which Doug and Chicago Bears kicker/Illinois Supreme Court Justice Bob Thomas conducted for the Schaumburg (IL) Library, in which they discuss Doug's recent book on Thomas.
Doug also recently discussed his Bob Thomas biography as a guest blogger for Cornell University Press
Listen here to Doug's interview on WGN radio about his biography of former Chicago Blackhawks’ great Keith Magnuson, as well as another on Chicago's NPR station, WBEZ
Also Catch Doug's interview with Justin McGuire, former baseball editor at The Sporting News on his podcast "Baseball by the Book"
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