Remember Who You Are: What Pedro Gomez Showed Us about Baseball and Life


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Brian Murphy Brian Murphy is an independent analyst, organizer, educator, and writer. Until his retirement at the end of 2006, Brian was a member of the staff team of the Canadian international social justice organization Inter Pares, where his work focused on policy development and programme support for Inter Pares' com- mon cause action in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Canada. He also served from 1983 to 2004 on the governing body of the Project Counselling Service, an inter- national NGO based in Costa Rica, which provided political and material sup- port to the self-organization of people and communities dislocated by violence and repression in Latin America. Brian served on the Advisory Committee for the Institute in Management and Community Development at Concordia University (Montrรฉal) from 1992 until it closed in 2010, where he was active as an external advisor and seminar leader on issues of social activism and citizen participation. Brian remains an active member on the Steering Committee of the Ottawa-based International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group-ICLMG (https: // us/), which he helped create in 2002; and is a founding member of the Board of Directors of AidWatch Canada, based in Black Rock, Nova Scotia (http: //aid- Brian is the author of numerous articles on global social justice, civil society organization, and the process of social change. He currently writes at David Austin David Austin is the author of Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution (Pluto, 2018), Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal (Between the Lines, 2013) and the editor of Moving Against the System, The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness (Pluto, 2018). He is the winner of the 2014 Casa de las Americas Prize. He is the producer of a three-part radio programme on CLR James, The Black Jacobin (https: //

Bestselling author Buster Olney covered the Yankees for four years at the New York Times. He is a senior writer for ESPN: The Magazine and an analyst on Baseball Tonight.

Tony La Russa managed the St. Louis Cardinals from 1996 to 2011, as well as the Oakland A's and the Chicago White Sox. He has three World Series wins, six league championships, and five Manager of the Year awards, and is ranked third in all-time major league wins. He and his wife, Elaine, founded the Tony La Russa Animal Rescue Foundation in Walnut Creek, California. They have two daughters, Bianca and Devon.

Rick Hummel has covered baseball for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for forty years. A former president of the Baseball Writers Association of America, he has received numerous awards for his writing and has been honored by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

Jeremy Schaap is the author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Man. An ESPN anchor and national correspondent, his work has been published in Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, Time, Parade, TV Guide, and the New York Times. He has also appeared on ABC's World News Tonight and the CBS Evening News. He is the son of the award-winning journalist Dick Schaap.

Sean McAdam is a nationally-known, award-winning sportswriter who has covered the Boston sports scene for nearly four decades. He's written for The Providence Journal, the Boston Herald, Comcast SportsNet New England, the Boston Sports Journal,, and and regularly appears on 98.5 WBZ-FM. He's covered the Boston Red Sox for the last 30 years. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Suzanne, and their children.
Frank is a comic writer and author that is not as crazy as his work makes him out to be...seriously. Since his writing career began, he's had multiple short stories published in horror anthologies by both Burning Willow Press and Stitched Smile Publications. Frank has also had comic shorts appear in the fluff noir anthology series Torsobear and the all-ages horror anthology Cthulhu is Hard to Spell. Frank also wrote and produced the comic anthology series Modern Testament, which featured a wide ensemble of artists throughout its four volumes. Frank's novels include the YA sci-fi thriller Predestiny published by Crossroads Press and the zombie horror Mountain Sickness published by Severed Press. Frank currently lives in New York with his wife and three kids.

Mark Kreidler is an award-winning journalist and author of the acclaimed Four Days to Glory: Wrestling with the Soul of the American Heartland. A regular contributor to ESPN television,, and ESPN: The Magazine, he lives in northern California.

GLENN STOUT is a freelance writer, author, and editorial consultant and has served as series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception. He is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912, and has collaborated with Richard Johnson on Red Sox Century, Yankees Century, The Cubs and The Dodgers. Stout has lived in and around Boston for 20 years, and currently lives in Vermont.

Dan Shaughnessy is a sports columnist and associate editor for The Boston Globe, as well as the New York Times bestselling coauthor of Francona and author of The Curse of the Bambino. When not writing, Mr. Shaughnessy can often be found at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. He lives with his family in Boston.
Jeff Passan is a baseball columnist at Yahoo Sports, where he has worked for the past decade. He is the coauthor of the critically acclaimed Death to the BCS. He lives in Kansas with his wife and sons.

Steve Kettmann has written for publications including The New York Times, The New Republic, and The author of One Day at Fenway, Steve cowrote the #1 New York Times bestseller Juiced with Jose Canseco.