Hoop Dreams Then and Now

Over 15 years ago a wonderful sports movie debuted.    I’m referring to the 1994 critically acclaimed documentary, titled Hoop Dreams.  The film has been called the best sports documentary ever, and consistently is rated in top 20 “best ever” lists.   If you have never seen the movie I strongly encourage you to obtain […]

A September Sports Weekend 2001

It has been eleven years now, that the world changed.  As I was sitting at my desk here at the Library, a co-worker came in and told me he had just heard on the radio that a plane had crashed into the one of the World Trade Center buildings. We know now the entire story […]

Some Great Books on Baseball–My Starting Nine

As someone who has probably read over 500 books on baseball over my lifetime it is a difficult task to pick my all-time favorites.  My starting lineup if  you will.  Over the past several years there have been some wonderful books written and available for you at TSCPL.   For example—Clemente by David Maraniss;  The Last […]