Famed baseball player Shawn Green stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his new book, and shared some of his favorite books, comfort food and much more.
What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?
Documentary: “Jews & Baseball: For the Love of the Game.”
I was honored to be included in an interesting history of Jewish ballplayers over the past 100+ years.
What are you listening to right now?
I listen to a lot of what my kids like, such as Taylor Swift. When my girls aren’t in the car, I’ll listen to: Eckhart Tolle speeches, Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews, Weezer, Blink 182, Metallica (wide range of music).
What’s the last great book you read?
Fiction: I really enjoyed “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”
I’m currently re-reading “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho to my 8 yr. old daughter
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Not much of a sports fan, which seems to surprise people
What’s your favorite comfort food?
An old-fashioned cheese burger is hard to beat.