On the Diamond

Catcher-turned-sportscaster Tim McCarver tells stories about some of the baseball stars he's known, from Sandy Koufax to A-Rod. Also: a look at the life of Kate Field, celebrity journalist of the 19th century. George Pelecanos on his new crime novel. And Please Explain is all about muscles!

We're hosting another FREE Lopate Show film screening this coming Monday, August 4! We'll be watching the 1972 film "The Candidate." There are only a few seats left, so RSVP soon.