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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.

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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

    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.

    • 5 min
    Reading Baseball: Field of Dreams

    Reading Baseball: Field of Dreams

    Pete Peterson remembers his "Field of Dreams" as a youngster.

    • 5 min
    Reading Baseball: Ode on a Baseball Glove

    Reading Baseball: Ode on a Baseball Glove

    Pete Peterson gets reminded his baseball playing days are behind him.

    • 5 min
    Reading Baseball: What's in a Baseball Nickname?

    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.

    • 5 min
    Reading Baseball: Why I Won't Buy the Yogi Berra Stamp

    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.

    • 5 min
    Reading Baseball: Willie Mays at 90

    Reading Baseball: Willie Mays at 90

    Pete Peterson recounts one of baseball legend Willie Mays' greatest plays in honor of his 90th birthday.

    • 5 min

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