A member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the American Society of Journalists and Authors,
award-winning journalist and author John Rosengren
examines the story of baseball's most violent incident with The Fight of Their Lives
. On August 22, 1965 Giants pitcher Juan Marichal clobbered Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with his bat; The Fight of Their Lives
is the insightful story of these players, and an illuminating look at the cultural backdrop of the time.