Nov 29, 2017
Episode 6 of The Big Event podcast is a tribute to the movie “Moneyball.” Hosted by Peter Hartlaub, the Chronicle critic who reviewed the film, with guest Susan Slusser, the Chronicle’s Oakland A’s beat writer. This episode covers Susan’s baseball writer origin story, what “Moneyball” got right and what it got wrong.
Recorded in the San Francisco Chronicle basement archive.
Theme music is “The Tide Will Rise” by the Sunset Shipwrecks. Opening signature by Leah Garchik.