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June 6, 2012

June 21 Varsity Letters: Damn Yankees -- NEW VENUE

Gelf's Varsity Letters sports reading series returns on Thursday, June 21, at 7:30 pm, at Pacific Standard in Brooklyn, with a look at the most respected and detested organization in sports. Rob Fleder will be discussing the book Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved (and Hated) Team, which he edited; along with Sports Illustrated writer Steve Rushin, who contributed a chapter (read Gelf's interview with Rushin); and Alex Belth of the blog Bronx Banter (read Gelf's interview with Belth).

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Event Details:


Pacific Standard (Official site, map)
82 4th Ave (between Bergen St. and St. Marks Pl.)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Mere blocks from the 2/3/4/5/D/N/R/B/Q at Atlantic Ave/Pacific St

Event starts at 7:30.
There is no admission charge.

Upcoming Varsity Letters (at The Gallery at LPR in Manhattan)

July 5th: Olympics Night

•Jack McCallum, author of the forthcoming Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

•David Davis, author of Showdown at Shepherd's Bush: The 1908 Olympic Marathon and the Three Runners Who Launched a Sporting Craze

•Kate Buford author of Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe

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