Boston Memories – Hometown Team – Author Talk & Buffet Lunch

Register today for a Boston Memories Finale, a-la-Fenway–Dublin Style!! On Saturday, March 16 at 12:00 noon, we will be enjoying a “Take Me Out to the Ballgame Buffet” including hot-dogs, popcorn, chips and a little Irish stew! We’ll have some baseball food and then an exciting talk with the one and only Mike Shalin.

Author Mike Shalin is a veteran of more than four decades in sports journalism, working for the Boston Herald and the New York Post. He spent much of his early career covering hockey before moving on to baseball and college sports. He is now a freelancer in the Boston area and has spent the past fifteen years as an official scorer at Fenway Park. Shalin is the author of Donnie Baseball: The Definitive Biography of Don Mattingly, as well as several books for young readers. He is also the coauthor of Out by a Step: The 100 Best Players Not in the Baseball Hall of Fame and Tales from the New York Rangers Locker Room.

His latest release, The Hometown Team: Four Decades of Boston Red Sox Photography, is a scrap-book style book featuring fun and insightful commentary along with images captured by longtime sports photographer Steve Babineau.

Featured BoSox legends include: Carlton Fisk, Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Wade Boggs, Jonathan Papelbon, Dustin Pedroia, Curt Schilling, Kevin Youkilis, Jon Lester, Manny Ramirez, Pedro Martinez, Jason Varitek, Johnny Damon, Mookie Betts, and many more.

The book will be available for purchase and signing by the author. It’s a great gift for Red Sox Fans eager to relive the glory days of their favorite players.

Registration is required – follow this link to sign up.  Contact Outreach Librarian Tom Cummiskey, 508-830-4250, ext. 219, email [email protected] for further information.

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