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Author Talk with Matthew Silverman, Swinging ‘73: Baseball’s Wildest Season
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Join Matthew Silverman as he shares “the incredible year that baseball got the designated hitter, wife-swapping pitchers, world champion A’s, and Willie Mays said goodbye to America” in his new book, Swinging ’73. In 1973, new rules changed baseball and three legendary teams thrived by playing by their own rules. The game and the country would never be the same again. Books available for purchase. Drop in.

Matthew Silverman has written Mets Essential, 100 Things Mets Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, Shea Goodbye (with Keith Hernandez), New York Mets: The Complete Illustrated History, and Best Mets. He is also author of Baseball Miscellany and Golf Miscellany. He has co-authored Mets by the Numbers, Cubs by the Numbers, and Red Sox by the Numbers. He blogs regularly at