Take Me Out to the BallgamePoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Dennis Conrow
Catalog Number: 20091023
America's Pastime comes to a close for another year in October with the Major League Baseball World Series. We pay tribute to the game and those who love it with this anthology show featuring poetry and stories about baseball, including works by Donald Hall, Martin Espada, Jonathan Holden, Maxine Kumin, and Billy Lombardo, along with an interview featruing the late Negro Leagues great, Buck O'Neil after the release of his autobiography, I Was Rigt on Time.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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