Bill Wakefield grew up in Kansas City.
Loves his home town,
The old A's, the "new" Royals.
Pitched for the Mets in 1964.
Had a nice season, first year of Shea.
Wore No. 43 before R.A. Dickey did.
Lives in the Bay Area. Roots for Stanford, his alma mater.
Says he will be in KC for the seventh game of the World Series.
Had a wonderful time on the #NYTReadalong Sunday with Sree Sreenivasan and Neil Parekh, talking about the Super Bowl and the great paper where I used to work. Here’s the link to my fun time. Thanks to all the nice people who sent messages while I was babbling. The Readalong is Sunday, 8:30-10:15 AM Eastern, and the link is available after that:
has filed an interview with, of all people, me.
It's on his blog. (Just past photo of rat!) My thanks for his interest. GV
David Vecsey's sweet tale of distant love before the Web, now NYT Podcast, narrated by Griffin Dunne. Please see: