RI Book Club

  • The RI Book Club: “The Extra 2%”

    The RI Book Club: “The Extra 2%”

    April 9, 2011 at 11:42 am 8 comments

    Welcome back to the second installment of the RI Baseball Book Club. This month we are discussing The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First by Jonah Keri. I’ll get us started with some of my thoughts on the book. You […]

     
  • The RI Book Club: ‘The Bullpen Gospels’

    The RI Book Club: ‘The Bullpen Gospels’

    March 12, 2011 at 11:12 am 11 comments

    It has been my experience with groups like this that the more rules you institute, the more people are going to be turned off and turned away, even if just subconsciously. So to start, I’m going to talk a little bit about the book. Some of my favorite passages. My […]

     
  • Reminder: RI Baseball Book Club

    March 9, 2011 at 12:01 pm 7 comments

    Just a head’s up…this Saturday will be the first “meeting” of the RI Baseball Book Club, in which we will discuss “The Bullpen Gospels” by Dirk Hayhurst. Feel free to stop by and participate even if you haven’t finished the book. We don’t judge. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • RI Baseball Book Club (Update)

    March 5, 2011 at 8:00 am 2 comments

    We had planned to have the first meeting of the “RI Baseball Book Club” this weekend. But due to the unexpected birth of our second daughter, we got a little behind on the book of the month, “The Bullpen Gospels” by Dirk Hayhurst. Actually, that is not true. The birth […]

     
  • Introducing The RI Baseball Book Club

    Introducing The RI Baseball Book Club

    February 2, 2011 at 11:00 am 16 comments

    This is inspired by one of our favorite bloggers, Dustin Parkes, who has started a baseball book club in Toronto. But unlike Parkes, we won’t hold public meetings. Rather, we’d like to conduct the RI Book Club here, amongst the interwebs. How it will work… At the beginning of each […]