Now batting: 14 new baseball books
Dennis Snelling's compelling biography, “Lefty O'Doul” (University of Nebraska, $27.95), tells of the pitcher who, after a sore arm, became one of baseball's greatest hitters and hitting coaches before helping to establish the game in Japan ...
“Baseball's Forgotten Ambassador”: Dennis Snelling's look at the legacy of Lefty O'Doul
Dave Hoekstra, along with former Cub Rich Nye, talks with author Dennis Snelling about his new book Lefty O' Doul: Baseball's Forgotten Ambassador. The book explores the legacy of one of baseball's more colorful characters, and maybe the most prolific ...
Lefty O'Doul's closes its doors on Geary Street in SF
With barely any room left to walk, people crowded into San Francisco's famous Lefty O'Doul's bar and restaurant. Tables were jam-packed with plates of corned beef, turkey and cabbage as longtime patrons, police officers, musicians and sports fans ...
Famous San Francisco baseball bar Lefty O'Doul's to close, future uncertain
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco is girding for a legal showdown over one of its most beloved and now shuttering institutions: a baseball memorabilia bar in tourist-heavy Union Square named for legendary batter and city son Lefty O'Doul.