Rave reviews greet Fifty-nine in ’84

Rave reviews greet Fifty-nine in '84

Washington Post: “An astonishing book … a romantic book, equal parts heroic quest, tragic tale and doomed love story.” Los… Read More »

Davy Jones, 1945-2012

Davy Jones, 1945-2012

Baby Boomers felt poignantly tugged back to their childhood the other day with the news that Davy Jones, 66, had… Read More »

Kidnapped catcher wins 2011 Radbourn Award

Kidnapped catcher wins 2011 Radbourn Award

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, who vowed to keep playing winter ball after getting kidnapped in Venezuela, and Texas Rangers… Read More »

Radbourn’s hometown paper hails Fifty-nine in ’84 for giving great pitcher his due

Radbourn's hometown paper hails Fifty-nine in '84 for giving great pitcher his due

The Bloomington (Ill.) Pantagraph, the first newspaper to report on Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn’s pitching feats, covered Edward Achorn’s acclaimed… Read More »

Boston Globe: Fifty-nine in ’84 a top Father’s Day gift!

Boston Globe: Fifty-nine in '84 a top Father's Day gift!

Boston Globe book critic Kathleen A. Powers says Edward Achorn’s “Fifty-nine in ’84: Old Hoss Radbourn, Barehanded Baseball, and the… Read More »

May 5, 1884: Buffaloing Buffalo

May 5, 1884: Buffaloing Buffalo

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) After the requisite Sunday break, Old Hoss Radbourn… Read More »

Daily diary: April 8, 1884: Brimstone and treacle

Daily diary: April 8, 1884: Brimstone and treacle

(A daily diary of the greatest season a major-league pitcher ever had.) As the Providence Grays’ spring training tour up… Read More »

Denver Post hails ‘Fifty-nine in ’84’ as ‘brilliant’ and ‘full of passion’

Denver Post hails 'Fifty-nine in '84' as 'brilliant' and 'full of passion'

“Fifty-nine in ’84” gets a rave review by Dick Kreck in the Denver Post, who says Edward “Achorn vividly describes”… Read More »

A day at the park, away from class

A day at the park, away from class

By EDWARD ACHORN ScrippsNews Friday, April 20, 2007 This time of year always brings to mind the valuable lesson I… Read More »

Fifty-nine in 84 is ‘movie-trailer ready!’ says Cleveland.com

Fifty-nine in 84 is 'movie-trailer ready!' says Cleveland.com

Here’s what Cleveland.com had to say about the paperback edition of “Fifty-nine in ’84”: Edward Achorn digs into sports history… Read More »