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Mark the date!   Mike Shalin will be in Suffield on Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street.  Noted sports journalist Mike Shalin has the inside scoop on all things Red Sox (and  New York teams).  He has a new book called “THE HOMETOWN TEAM:  FOUR DECADES OF BOSTON RED SOX PHOTOGRAPHY” with photos by Steve Babineau.  The book also includes interviews.  Mr. Shalin briefly wrote for the New York Post on the New York teams and then spent 22 years writing about  sports at the Boston Herald, covering the Red Sox, of course.  Now he is a freelance writer and an official scorekeeper for the Red Sox.  Mr. Shalin has written numerous books including a biography of Don Mattingly.   Dennis Eckersley, who penned the foreword to The Hometown Team, has known Mr. Shalin since Eckersley’s first stint with the Sox from ’78-‘84. With his journalist credentials, Mr. Shalin has been a Hall-of-Fame voter since 1989. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing.

 Please register for this program by calling the library at 860 668-3896 or online at suffield-library.org.  This is a Kent Memorial Library program funded by The Friends of the Library.