Book Tour for Up, Up, and Away
Saturday, April 5, 3 pm to 5:30 pm
MLB and Denver sports panel with Denver Post columnist Benjamin Hochman and new Denver Post Rockies beat writer Nick Groke. We’ll also be selling and signing books, and sampling one of the best selections of craft beers anywhere in Colorado.
Falling Rock Tap House
1919 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80202
Wednesday April 9, 7 pm to 9 pm
At the incredible Mile End Deli: book signing, schmoozing, smoked meat, poutine, local beers. We’ll have the run of the place. Fellow Montrealer Ariel Helwani will be the MC. Tickets now available, $25 for food and beer. Books will be available for an additional $25.
Mile End Deli
53 Bond St.
New York, NY 10012
Thursday April 10, 7:30 pm
Varsity Letters’ annual book event. Baseball-themed night, will be joined by Kostya Kennedy of SI, author of the new Pete Rose biography, and AJ Mass, former Mr. Met and author of Yes, It’s Hot in Here; we’ll all be reading from our books. Always a great crowd. Free admission.
The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleeker St.
New York, NY 10012
Wednesday, March 19, 7:30 pm
Book launch party WOOOO!!!! This will be the first public event in support of the book, and copies will be on sale 6 days before official publication date. Opera Bob’s is a great spot too, should be lots of fun.
Opera Bob’s Public House
1112 Dundas St W
Toronto, ON M6J 2Y2
Thursday, March 20, 8:30 pm
Baseball panel with Toronto Sun columnist Steve Simmons, book signing (get a copy 5 days before official release!), and schmoozing/drinks.
Wegz Sports Bar
2601 Rutherford Rd
Vaughan, ON L4K 2N6
Thursday, March 27, 7:30-8:30 pm
One-on-one discussion with TSN 690 maestro Mitch Melnick on the Expos and the history of baseball in Montreal. Apple will be selling e-copies of the book, so presumably I’ll sign people’s iPads via finger dipped in BBQ sauce.
1321 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montreal, QC H3G 1P7
Friday, March 28, 8-10 am
Jewish Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion featuring Toronto Blue Jays General Manager Alex Anthopoulos, former Expo and head of the Montreal Baseball Project Warren Cromartie, New York Mets PR ace Jay Horwitz, and other luminaries. Cost is $30, breakfast included.
1170 Rue Peel
Montréal, QC H3B 4P2
Friday, March 28, 3-5:30 pm
Huge-ass event featuring former Expo Ellis Valentine, local media, and some special mystery guests. Early Happy Hour before Jays-Mets game. Party bus will take people (including me!) straight from the bar to the game!
1210 Rue Peel
Montréal, QC H3B 2T6
Sunday, March 30, 11:30 am
Expos Nation rally. Fans are invited to attend and hear from and ask questions to former Expos, including Felipe Alou, Marquis Grissom, Claude Raymond, Wil Cordero, Denis Boucher, Derek Aucoin, and more. Annakin Slayd will perform (including this amazing song) and I’ll give a short talk and also sign books. The event is 100% free!
Marriott Chateau Champlain
1050 Rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Montréal, QC H3B 4C9