Museum’s Authors Series Programs Bring Latest Baseball Stories to Cooperstown

Lectures, Book Signings Held Throughout the Summer at Hall of Fame’s Bullpen Theater

June 17, 2014

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The story of baseball is told every day at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. But this summer, some of the latest unique and inspirational stories of the National Pastime will be celebrated through the Museum’s Authors Series program. 

The Hall of Fame will host 11 Authors Series events throughout the season, bringing noted baseball authors to Cooperstown for special lectures and book signings. The Authors Series programs are held in the Museum’s Bullpen Theater at 2 p.m. (except where noted) and are included with Museum admission. 

Authors will discuss their work and take questions from the audience in the program, then sign copies of their books for fans. Seating in the Bullpen Theater is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The schedule for the summer includes: 

June 19Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the ’86 Mets, by Erik Sherman with Mookie Wilson (10:30 a.m.) 

June 27Stars and Strikes, by Dan Epstein 

July 3Miracle Mud & Baseball Mystery, by David Kelly 

July 10The Impossible Dream Season, by Ray Sinibaldi 

July 17The DiMaggios, by Thomas Clavin 

July 261954, by Bill Madden 

July 31 ­– Brooks: The Biography, by Doug Wilson 

August 7Roberto’s Return, by Paul Ferrante 

August 14Down to the Last Pitch, Tim Wendel 

August 21Rally Caps, Rain Delays, and Racing Sausages, by Eric Kabakoff 

August 28The Legend of Mickey Tussle and Sophomore Campaign, by Frank Nappi