Hooks & Runs

178 - Called Up to the Major Leagues w/ Zak Ford

December 06, 2023 Zak Ford discusses his new book "Called Up: Ballplayers Remember Becoming Major Leaguers" Season 4 Episode 178
Hooks & Runs
178 - Called Up to the Major Leagues w/ Zak Ford
Show Notes

Zak Ford released a fascinating book this fall, "Called Up: Ballplayers Remember Becoming Major Leaguers" (McFarland Press 2023). Ford's book is an oral history that includes interviews with 109 former and curren tMajor League players from the 1960s to the present. The players related their experiences and memories being called up for the first time to the big leagues. Ford revisits some of these stories in this interview while also discussing the process to write an oral history and the format's unique storytelling capacity.

For more information about Zak, his social media links and his book, visit calledupproject.com.

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