Author Luncheon at UCC: Jesse Rogers discusses "Try Not to Suck"

Jesse Rogers, who covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPN100 and ESPNChicago.com, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Try Not to Suck: The Exceptional, Extraordinary Baseball Life of Joe Maddon at The University Club, 76 E. Monroe Street in Chicago, on Tuesday, June 19th at 12:00 noon.This is a ticketed event. Call us at the 847-446-8880 to purchase tickets.

With his irreverent personality, laid-back approach, and penchant for the unexpected, Joe Maddon is a singular presence among Major League Baseball managers. Whether he's bringing clowns and live bear cubs to spring training or leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series victory in 108 years, Maddon is always one to watch. In "Try Not to Suck," ESPN's Jesse Rogers and MLB.com's Bill Chastain fully explore Maddon's life and career, delving behind the scenes and dissecting that mystique which makes Maddon so popular with players and analysts alike. Packed with insight, anecdotes, and little-known facts, this is the definitive account of the curse-breaker and trailblazer at the helm of the Cubs' new era.

Jesse Rogers has been part of the Chicago sports media scene since the mid 90's. He covered the Chicago Blackhawks for ESPN when they broke their championship drought in 2010 and was an insider on the Cubs beat when they won the World Series in 2016. He's been a television, internet and radio reporter for ESPN since 2009 and was previously heard on 670 The Score as a longtime studio host for Blackhawks radio broadcasts.

Call The Book Stall at 847-446-8880 to make reservations. The University Club is a business club - no denim, please.

Event date: 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Event address: 

The University Club of Chicago
76 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603
Try Not to Suck: The Exceptional, Extraordinary Baseball Life of Joe Maddon Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781629374765
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Triumph Books - March 15th, 2018

With his irreverant personality, laid-back approach, and penchant for the unexpected, Joe Maddon is a singular presence among Major League Baseball managers. Whether he's bringing clowns and live bear cubs to spring training or leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series victory in 108 years, Maddon is always one to watch.