If you liked John Steigerwald’s 2010 best seller “Just Watch The Game,” you’re going to love the sequel, “Just Watch The Game (Again).”
As he did in Just Watch The Game, in “Again” Steigerwald takes a humorous and some times hard hitting look back at his nearly 40 years in the Pittsburgh sports media --the people he met and the stories he covered.
You’ll read about the time Chuck Tanner used him to pinch hit for Dale Berra in a Spring training intra squad game.
Fly with him on Arnold Palmer’s private jet.
Learn what it was like to spend a week in cyber hell as the Most Hated Man in America and why he makes no apologies for what sent him there.
Go behind the scenes for one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. John was the only person to sit down with Monessen’s Michael Moorer on the night George Foreman stunned the world by knocking him out.
Ride along with America’s Worst Avid Golfer as he plays one of the worst rounds of golf ever recorded -- including a 66 on a Par 3.
Get a behind the scenes look at the famous 666 lottery fix.
Hear stories from inside that big green scoreboard at Forbes Field from a guy who, as a 15 year-old kid, used to give Pirates leftfielder Bob Skinner a home field advantage and get his unique perspective on Bill Mazeorski’s 1960 World Series home run.
John will also introduce you to Pittsburgh’s baddest man ever-a man you have most likely never heard of.
He’ll tell you about one of Pittsburgh’s great football dynasties - a team that lost three games in 13 years.
What’s better and what’s worse about sports today compared to when he came on the scene in the late ‘70s.
A not so pleasant encounter with Mickey Mantle.
A conversation with the guy who was playing first base during Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot.” Did the Babe really call it?
How to fix the major sports.
Why Dave Parker is the most underrated and under appreciated player in Pittsburgh sports history and how he got the nickname, “Cobra.”
A look back at a mostly forgotten Penguins team that almost pulled off the greatest upset in Pittsburgh sports history.
Stats that prove that Barry Bonds was not a better player than Roberto Clemente.
And lots and lots of opinions--many of them politically incorrect.
It’s all in Just Watch The Game (Again).