Milwaukee Brewers Book – November Progress Report

Hello everyone and for baseball fans, welcome to another offseason – boo!  Here’s an update on where I’m at with the Brewers book, plus I’ll throw a little bit in about the blog for good measure: I’m working on expanding my Bibliography at the request of the editor.  This should be done soon.  Basically it’s…

Chris Zantow’s Blog Year in Review 2016-17

My blog officially launched on October 9, 2015.  Last year I published a “year in review” at the one year anniversary mark. I decided to make it a yearly tradition, so here we are again.  The “year in review” details many of my posts in each category from the past year.  If you want to…

Baseball Book Review: Wait Til Next Year

Last spring I read a great baseball book that I’d like to briefly review… The name of the book is Wait Til Next Year: A Baseball Memoir and the author is Doris Kearns Goodwin. Doris won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time and has authored a number of historical books such as…

Meeting Bob Uecker

I never set out to meet Bob Uecker. It wasn’t anything I pursued.  To me, Uke was the voice of the Brewers.  An actor.  A writer.  A comedian.  He was THE MAN.  The guy I wanted to be when I attended broadcasting school.  It was an impossible dream.  I wouldn’t get to walk in Uke’s…