Steve Garvey and other newsblips
  • Former Dodgers star Steve Garvey has sold a new book, Bat Boy Days: Lessons I Learned from the Boys of Summer — anecdotal vignettes of the keys to life and baseball, which he learned from being a bat boy — to Scribner. Don't forget, he really needs the money.
  • In the Fray is a sports culture blog by local freelance journalist Gary Andrew Poole. He is also working on a book about Red Grange for Houghton Mifflin.
  • Don Levin, owner of the Chicago Wolves minor league hockey team, tells Tribune columnist Mike Downey that he's serious about wanting to buy the Cubs.
  • November 15, 2006 1:03 AM • Native Intelligence • Email the editor
     

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