Joe Posnanski is an American sports journalist and author.
On this week's episode of SABRcast, Rob Neyer chats with writer Joe Posnanski. The two discuss Joe's baseball writings on the Big Red Machine and Buck O'Neal, but also go off the diamond to discuss Joe's work chronicling the life of Harry Houdini. Then Rob and SABR CEO Scott Bush discuss some interesting cases of arbitration on the horizon next month. For show notes, extra content, and a list of what Rob's reading, visit the SABRcast website at
On the Gist, fighting Biden.In the interview, Mike talks to sports journalist and author Joe Posnanski about the elusive Houdini. They talk about how Erik Weisz became the great Harry Houdini, how the man transformed himself from failing magician to famous escape artist, and the myths shrouding his mysterious death. Joe’s book is The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini.In the spiel, points of order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Joe Posnanski of joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the outlook for the Indians this season and MLB's rule changes.
Columnist and author Joe Posnanski talks about Hamilton, the importance of both a good idea and good execution, and why he doesn't believe in writers' block.
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Jan 8th, 1967
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
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2 hours, 49 minutes
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