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George Vecsey

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Cardinals 101: This Week's Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending January 20, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books and Subterranean Books. Even though hockey's back, this is the time of year when we yearn most for bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    The Stan Musial Tour of St. Louis

    By all accounts, Stan Musial was a deeply humble man and may have been embarrassed by the outpouring of tributes following his death this past Saturday at the age of 92. But, as a devout Catholic, he may have also understood the urge to go on pilgrimage and visit the places where he played baseball, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Hey kids, it's time for fucking bed.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending July 10, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Way to g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    If you were reading this at bedtime, would you want to go the fuck to sleep?​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending June 19, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Charlie Rose Show About Stan Musial Airs Nationwide, But Not In St. Louis

    Talking baseball and Stan the Man.​Bob Costas, Tim McCarver and New York Times writer George Vecsey joined interviewer Charlie Rose on Monday to discuss the legacy of Stan Musial and -- specifically -- how the Cardinals' great doesn't get the respect he deserves outside of St. Louis. Ironically, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending June 5, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. This is why we have a St. Louis bestseller li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    The perfect Memorial Day gift for your favorite vet!​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 22, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 15, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. George Vecsey was kind of a jerk when Daily R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    UPDATE: Win Tickets to Tonight's Cardinals Game

    ​Update 1:15 p.m. And we have a winner! Congrats Jeff Lange for your entry "Three Bag Stan." Send me an email and we'll make sure you get the tix. Thanks everyone for playing. Nkuhlmann: Your entry was good but reminded us too much of the whole "Stand for Stan" campaign. Then again, perhaps that w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    George Vecsey on "Prince of New York" Stan Musial

    ​Veteran New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey will be at O'B Clark's in Brentwood next Thursday night, May 12, for a signing party of his new book Stan Musial: An American Life. (The event is sponsored by Left Bank Books.) Yesterday he took some time out from his tour to talk to Daily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    KTRS's McGraw Milhaven Accuses KMOX's Charlie Brennan Of Sabotaging His Show

    Brennan and Milhaven (right) used to be on-air buddies. So what prompted this pissing match?​Earlier this month, KTRS (550 AM) morning radio host McGraw Milhaven was scheduled to interview former Cardinals ballplayer Bill White, when he says he received a familiar call a few days before the broadc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Busch Stadium Better Than New Yankees and Mets' Ballparks, So Says New York Times

    flickr.com/photos/prettywarstlSomeone really, really likes Busch Stadium. That person is New York Times sports writer George Vecsey. Fresh from a trip to St. Louis last week for an All-Star Game promo, Vecsey penned a piece for the Times on Monday comparing Busch Stadium to buried treasure. More spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    When St. Louis was the Most Racist City in Major League Baseball

    In Saturday's New York Times, in honor of Martin Luther King Day and Barack Obama's inauguration, columnist George Vecsey and the great Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe (pictured above, center) took a look back at the old days 60-some years ago when black players like Newcombe and Jackie Robins ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2005

    See Me, Hear Me, Read Me

    Ethical issues take a back seat to synergy and branding in local sports media

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