Reading Baseball is a WSIU Radio original series of baseball essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, editor of the St. Louis Baseball Reader and author of Growing Up With Clemente and the upcoming Pops: The Willie Stargell Story.
Reading Baseball: How a No-Hitter Cost St. Louis Ernie Banks
Pete Peterson has a story about how Ernie Banks almost became a member of the St. Louis Browns.
Reading Baseball: Field of Dreams
Pete Peterson remembers his "Field of Dreams" as a youngster.
Reading Baseball: Ode on a Baseball Glove
Pete Peterson gets reminded his baseball playing days are behind him.
Reading Baseball: What's in a Baseball Nickname?
Pete Peterson looks at the history of baseball nicknames with a special tribute to the St. Louis Cardinals' Gas House Gang of the 1930's.
Reading Baseball: Why I Won't Buy the Yogi Berra Stamp
In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson explains why he won't get the new Yogi Berra stamp until someone else gets his own stamp.
Reading Baseball: Willie Mays at 90
Pete Peterson recounts one of baseball legend Willie Mays' greatest plays in honor of his 90th birthday.