Ushering in spring with the 2nd annual Nocturnal Journal Baseball Roundtable

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(L-R): Brian Reynolds, Dave Hoekstra, George Castle, Angelo Varias, Matt Wagner and Chris Farrell.

Dave Hoekstra welcomes baseball writer George Castle, singer/songwriter Chris Farrell, drummer Angelo Varias and the spirit of Harry Caray (channeled through Matt Wagner) for the Nocturnal Journal’s 2nd annual celebration of the national pastime.

Castle talks about his latest book Baseball’s Game Changers, which chronicles the game’s most influential people and events; Farrell plays a couple baseball-related tunes; Varias talks about his time playing with Steve Goodman and Goodman’s exploits in the Wrigley Field bleachers with a makeshift band, and Harry reminisces about the relationship between baseball and radio.