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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March 4, 10:00 a.m. - Huntley (IL) Public Library (with Bob Thomas)
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”
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
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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