Alex Gibney's film Catching Hell—about Cubdom's favorite scapegoat, Steve Bartman—aired tonight on ESPN. Last year, we adapted the following excerpt about Bartman from Will Leitch's book Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons and the New Golden Age of Baseball. Originally published May 4, 2010.
The Emeritus stopped by The Chucklehut With Joe Scarborough this morning to talk about his new book and baseball. If you've ever heard Will talk, you know he's...excited. He did not disappoint this morning, stammering through his segment.
The floppy-haired hero from the hardscrabble streets of Mattoon, Ill. received a king's welcome at Busch Stadium and got the old pre-game treatment from the local Fox affiliate.For some reason he chose to wear Annie Leibovitz's eyeglasses.
The following is adapted from Will Leitch's Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons and the New Golden Age of Baseball.
This Tuesday, my new book, Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons and the New Golden Age of Baseball, is unleashed upon an unsuspecting populace. Since you probably don't actually have questions about it, I'll make some up and answer them.