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Ryan Acra brings his own experiences as an author, publisher, and sports executive to your ears with informative anecdotes on what it means to be a writer in the sports literature industry.

Ryan Acra brings his own experiences as an author, publisher, and sports executive to your ears with informative anecdotes on what it means to be a writer in the sports literature industry.
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Ryan Acra brings his own experiences as an author, publisher, and sports executive to your ears with informative anecdotes on what it means to be a writer in the sports literature industry.

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English


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Episode 5 – Bob Wilber – BATS, BALLS, and BURNOUTS

9/29/2019
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When you start to listen to my chat with Bob Wilber, he seems like one of the most normal guys you’ll meet. But when you finish listening to our chat, you’ll realize he has enjoyed a seemingly Gump-esque run of opportunity, excitement, and stories in the world of sports. We talked for quite a while, … Continued

Duration:01:00:13

Episode 4 – Ross Owen Williams – Self Help

9/16/2019
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Ross Owen Williams is my best friend. He doesn’t know that yet, and may be happy that he lives so far from me, but when you listen to this episode you’ll understand my feelings. Williams is an extremely talented guy who has used his writing talents to help tell some of the best stories in … Continued

Duration:01:11:49

Episode 3 – Jerald Podair – City of Dreams

9/4/2019
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I could have talked to Lawrence University History Professor Jerald Podair for hours. His latest book, City of Dreams, is the story of Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley and the journey he embarked upon in moving his team to Los Angeles. Jerry Podair is a proud historian and takes his research and accuracy extremely seriously, … Continued

Duration:01:06:17

Episode 2 – K.P. Wee – “Cangelosi”

8/25/2019
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K.P. Wee is the author of John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to World Series Champion He has also written wonderful sports books on great subjects such as the 1988 Dodgers, Knuckleballers, famous knuckleball pitcher Tom Candiotti, and much more. We had a great time chatting with him and … Continued

Duration:00:46:30

Episode 1 – Zack Moore – Caponomics

8/17/2019
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In the first episode of Bleav in Sport Lit, we had the pleasure of interviewing Zack Moore about his first book, Caponomics: Building Super Bowl Champions. Zack is not only an author, but is also a statistician, an agent, an MBA, a former college football player, a jiujitsu fighter, and an all-around great guy. In … Continued

Duration:00:48:32