This weekend a famous baseball writer with Vermont roots is returning to his hometown. Buster Olney grew up in Randolph Center, but from there he’s gone on to a career as a baseball writer, and currently writes for ESPN the Magazine.
Olney is working on a book about his hometown. He’s also the author of two books, "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" and "How Lucky Can You Be: The Story of Coach Don Meyer." Olney tells VPR’s Peter Biello that Meyer was someone he covered right out of college.
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Buster Olney will be speaking in his hometown of Randolph this Saturday at Gifford Medical Center, and he’ll be in Burlington on Sunday signing copies of his latest book – How Lucky You Can Be – in Burlington at the Burlington Bay restaurant on Battery Street on behalf of the Charlotte Food Shelf to help raise money for heating assistance. Buster will be at the Burlington Bay restaurant on Sunday, January 23rd between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.