Nocturnal Journal W/ Dave Hoekstra 05/04/19

Jeff Idelson, Jean Fruth, and Dave Hoekstra

Tonight on Nocturnal Journal:

Soon retiring Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson and baseball photographer Jean Fruth joins host Dave Hoekstra in our Allstate Skyline Studios as they discuss the state of America’s favorite pastime, how Jeff is going back to his root with Grassroots Baseball, a program created for the promotion and celebration of amateur baseball. The five month program began earlier this week Wednesday, May 1 at the start of the historic Route 66 and will continue through eight states ending in October in Santa Monica, California.

In addition, Jean whose book “Grassroots Baseball: Where Legends Begin’’ was the first in a series, now plans to shoot pictures for a second book titled, “Grassroots Baseball: Route 66.’’

Want to know more? You can keep up with up with the tour on Twitter @GrassrootsBB, Instagram @GrassrootsBaseball or on their website at You can find more details on “Grassroots Baseball: Route 66″ and Jean’s other books on

Keep the conversation going with Dave on Twitter! @DaveHoeksktra66

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