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January 27, 2023

What happens when roles are reversed and the Vintage Ballers Podcast interviews Evan Katz about baseball writing and more. Host Brad Coreno asked about Evan's career in public finance; being one of the oldest pitchers in a minor league history at 61; founding the
Moonlight Graham Society with Dave and John; Boston sports history and winning a state baseball championship as an assistant coach.

August 19, 2022

The Vintage Ballers Podcast featured Dave Gilbertson, pitching him as "one of the most accomplished guests to ever join the show." Dave recalls his first baseball job, Director of Promotions for the Dakota Rattlers at eighteen; doing standup up comedy; his close friendship and tour management with legendary late comedian/actor Louie Anderson; playing an inning of minor league baseball, and hosting a Ted Talks.

November 19, 2021

John Choe and the Moonlight Graham Society were profiled on the Fangraphs podcast "Effectively Wild."  John told his pro baseball debut story and spread the word that the MGS is searching for other one-game MiLB players.  "Effectively Wild" also posted links to the MGS and related sites to assist in the search.

September 30, 2020

The 2nd edition of "Turnstyle" published by the Society for American Baseball Research features the story of the Moonlight Graham Society. Dave, John and Evan tell their journeys to pro baseball from different perspectives.  Evan details his 18-month search for a league that would let him play.  Dave recounts how his moments in the on-deck circle and in right field led to a write-in vote for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.  John shares from the batter's box his swing calculations that produced a fair hit ball and relishes the sharing of his dream with his family.

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November 2, 2019

At a meeting of the Boston Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research, John explains the calculus required in the batter's box to prepare for a minor league fastball.  Wearing their minor team team jerseys, Dave, Evan and John shared their stories of pursuing their dream to play professional baseball and the formation of the Moonlight Graham Society.

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