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New Project with the Phanatic

New Project with the Phanatic

ERIC: Shown in the photo with me is my friend David Raymond, who wrote the foreword to You Stink!. Unless you’re either a long-time, die-hard Phillies fan, or a die-hard fan of the University of Delaware’s football program, the likelihood is that you don’t know who Dave is. Dave’s alter ego is the Phillie Phanatic. … Continue reading


We would like to thank you for making the You Stink! (Kindle Edition) an Amazon Best-Seller (2012-2013) in both the Baseball History and Baseball Statistics categories.

The jeer-ful side of baseball…

There are countless volumes celebrating the history of the best teams in Major League Baseball. Unfortunately, winning represents only one side of the game. For every champion’s record-setting season, there has been an equally memorable story of defeat. These teams and their shameful contributions to America’s national pastime have been a neglected topic in the annals of baseball history. That is until now... You Stink! includes franchise origins, detailed stats, player profiles, photos, and more, as well as a collection of long-format essays in a “Hall of Shame” that recognizes some of the worst moments ever witnessed on a ball field.

Media Appearances

May 18, 10:30 am: Trib Sports Talk Radio w/ Guy Junker and John Steigerwald (Pittsburgh, PA) - May 27, 10:30 pm: NY Baseball Digest w/ Mike Silva, WGBB Radio (New York, NY) - June 11, 2:00 pm: Sports Radio w/ Tim Allen, 1250 WSSP (Milwaukee, WI) - June 25, 5:00 pm: Greg Rasheed Sports Show, KGNU Radio (Denver, CO) - July 9, 8:30 am: "Breakfast Nook" w/ Fred Snyder, WGET Radio (Gettysburg, PA), Date TBD: T- Money Radio (Podcast) - more to come...

Speaking Events / Book Signings

Nov. 3, 2012: Buckeye Book Fair (Wooster, Ohio) - Dec. 1, 2012: Book Fair, Heinz History Museum (Pittsburgh, PA) - Jan. 2013: SABR meeting, Bob Davis Chapter (Columbia, MD) - Date TBD: SABR meeting, Forbes Field Chapter (Pittsburgh, PA) more to come...

Our next book

Currently under contract: "Baseball’s 'Could Have Beens': Major League Mishaps, Misfortunes, and Mistakes." This study features mini-bios of ballplayers who had a ton of potential, but whose careers ended prematurely, as well as histories of MLB teams that finished far below expectations.
Now available as an e-book for Kindle. Click pic to order online.

Readers Relate

“We always read about the good teams and the great players, but it’s the bad teams and the horrific players that help build teams’ rich histories. You Stink! lets you know, that it can always be worse, and makes you appreciate your ball club that much more!” - Matt Lambert, a Cleveland Indians fan -----------------------------------------“Gave Dad a copy of You Stink! about the worst baseball teams and players in history. The review: ‘a home run.’” - Scott Gosnell, Columbus, OH

Book the Authors

With hundreds of articles, dozens of books, and multiple film, radio and television credits between them, Eric and Michael have extensive experience as guests/speakers. To book the authors either together or separately, please contact them via the CONTACT link above.