About the Author
This is the second book Rob Kasper has written for The History Press. The first, Baltimore Beer: A Satisfying History of Charm City Brewing
, was published in 2011. Prior to writing books, he was a features columnist for the Baltimore Sun
. During his thirty-three years at the Sun
, joining in 1978 leaving in 2011, he won numerous writing awards and authored a nationally syndicated food column. A native of Dodge City, Kansas, he now lives in a Baltimore row house with his wife Judith. They have two sons.
John "Boog" Powell is a former major league baseball player. During his sixteen seasons in the big leagues he played for the Baltimore Orioles, the Cleveland Indians and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was a four-time All Star; a prominent member of two World Champion Oriole teams, 1966 and 1970; and in 1970 was named the American League's Most Valuable Player. In 1992 at the debut of Oriole Park at Camden he opened Boog's BBQ. He and his wife, Jan, have three children. This is his second book.