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Volume 22 No. 19
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Page Turners

Hello, Friends!

By Jerry Howarth
Publish Date: Feb. 12; ECW Press

In 1982, Howarth joined Tom Cheek in the booth as a full-time play-by-play radio announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays. Nicknamed “Tom and Jerry,” the duo became the voices of the franchise until Cheek’s death in 2005. Howarth retired before the 2018 MLB season.

 

Let's Play Two

By Doug Wilson
Publish Date: Feb. 15; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Wilson details the life of the late Banks, interviewing those who were close to the hall of famer throughout his career, during which he became the first African-American to play for the Chicago Cubs.

 

26 Marathons

By Meb Keflezighi
Publish Date: March 19; Rodale Books

The winner of both the New York City and Boston marathons and an Olympic silver medalist talks about the 26 marathons he raced during his highly decorated career, and the lessons he gained from each 26.2.

 

The National Team

By Caitlin Murray
Publish Date: April 2; Abrams Press

Soccer journalist Murray interviews top players, coaches and executives to tell the history of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, from its beginnings in the 1980s to the 2019 World Cup, chronicling both the team’s triumphs and its challenges on and off the field.