Bushball welcomes baseball author and historian Dennis Snelling who talks about the Golden Era of PCL, his most recent book subject Lefty O'Doul and our Team of the Week the Hollywood Stars.
Snelling is a three-time finalist for the Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year--for "The Greatest Minor League" in 2011, "Johnny Evers: A Baseball Life" in 2014, and for "Lefty O'Doul: Baseball's Forgotten Ambassador" in 2017. In addition, "Johnny Evers" was a 2015 Seymour Medal finalist. Snelling was a senior writer for "Helmar Baseball History & Art Magazine" and writes a column for "Minor Trips Digest" and reviews sports books for the New York Journal of Books. He is in his 46th season as public address announcer for Downey High School sports teams, particularly football, in Modesto, California, and works as an Associate Superintendent for a school district in Roseville, California.