The Leonard Lopate Interview (NPR)

Posted on September 8, 2016


Kostya Kennedy, a former Senior Writer and Assistant Managing Editor at Sports Illustrated, is an Editorial Director at Time Inc. He is The New York Times best-selling author of 56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports (runner-up for the 2012 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing) and Pete Rose: An American Dilemma. Both won the CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year. He has taught at Columbia and NYU, and lives with his wife and children in Westchester County, N.Y.


John F. Kennedy would have turned 100 this month. A thought on what he stood for and why that matters now ...
I still can't figure out why Jeurys Familia was allowed to throw 30 pitches in a non-save, on the eve of their series opener vs DC. But ok.