Balls, Hoops and Touchdowns: Sportswriting Panel & Reading
Michael X. Ferraro
Jeff Pearlman is the author of Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s (Gotham Books). He was Senior Writer with Sports Illustrated before moving to book-writing.
Andy McCue is the author of Mover & Shaker: Walter O’Malley, the Dodgers, & Baseball’s Westward Expansion (Univ. of Nebraska Press). McCue was a longtime reporter/editor with the Riverside Enterprise and is now retired from journalism.
John Schulian is the Editor of (and contributor to) Football: Great Writing About the National Sport (Library of America). Schulian is a renowned sportswriter for many newspapers/magazines who went on to write for TV and created Xena: Warrior Princess.
Michael X. Ferraro is the co-author of Numbelievable: The Dramatic Stories Behind The Most Memorable Numbers in Sports History (Triumph Books), and was the longtime sports columnist for the Downtown News. He has recently been composing Dodger haikus and other baseball poetry for the site bardball.com.