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Get a copy of Bill's new book here: http://www.turfsports.net/stillpitching.html

The Tne A A      BB      Thanks A big thank you to Kevin Jerome and his group at Coors Field where Fish and I signed a bunch of books in Kevin's luxury suite on Tuesday April 22 before the Rockies 2-1 win over the Giants. Great food, great friends and baseball. A wonderful night.

NEXT BOOK SIGNINGS: Join Rick Fisher and me at the National Ballpark Museum, 1940 Blake Street in Denver (Right outside Coors Field), in May. The date and details will be announced shortly. Joining us will be fellow authors Jan Sumner who will be signing his highly acclaimed baseball book "Seams" as well as Matt Repplinger who will be signing his awesome book "Baseball in Denver."
Visit the ballpark museum at: www.ballparkmuseum.com
In June, Bill and Fish will be signing books at a Fort Collins Foxes summer league baseball game. The exact date will be announced shortly. Check out the Foxes here:


Bill and Fish signed books recently at Fireside Books and Coffee  in Englewood.
Bill Rogan and Rick Fisher (The Fish).  < Fish signs a book!
It was a great time and thanks to all who turned out and got books. Next book signing coming soon!
Other great book signings were held at:

Johnny's New York Pizza in Lakewood.
Simpler Times Designs in Parker.
Coors Field
(Private signing. We are always happy to sign books at private events and functions!)


***Sunday April 27***  Following the NHL playoffs. Also, NFL Draft talk with Scott Wright from www.draftcountdown.com. Plus, Kevin Wheeler from ESPN Radio in St. Louis. As always, Speedbag, Chum and Bum and our Top 5 list.

***Sunday May 4*** More NFL Draft preview stuff with Scott Wright (www.draftcountdown.com). Author Jan Sumner on his book "Seams." Plus, Turf Baseball Analyst Kevin Wheeler.

***Sunday May 11*** Author Matt Repplinger (Baseball in Denver).

Hosted by Bill Rogan, Coach Andy Cornell and Casey BloyerARTIFICIAL TURF is an entertaining, lively and informative program featuring compelling interviews, listener phone calls, and, at times, complete nonsense. Unlike many typical sports talk shows, THE TURF is never boring! Justin Adams, Ed Henderson and Connor Shreve round out the cast of characters on THE TURF.

"Excuses are like poems...they're for sissies and no one wants to hear 'em." Ron Stilanovich.

BULLETIN...BULLETIN... Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Cherry Creek Dam Race! Run or ride a bike in this great event hosted by KNUS to benefit Project C.U.R.E. For details just click the link. http://www.runningguru.com/EventInformation.asp?eID=cherrycreekdamrace
See you there on June 7th!

Check out Bob Busser's nephew doing some yard work!
Bob is the Turf ballparks guy. Visit his website at:

  Here's a close up shot of  Casey Bloyer!
"Feel free to call the show at 303-696-1971. Thanks, Caseman."

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Steve Garufi (above) has been a guest on The Turf. Visit Steve's website www.coloradoguy.com

  Great wGreat lNew video Pitching coach Jan Sumner has a new instructional video out. I've seen it and it is outstanding. For information about Jan and his "Total Pitching" video, check out his website at: www.therealstrikezone.com.

Here is a great place to visit if you are in Denver. Check out Bruce Hellerstein's incredible museum.

Looking to break into sports management? Then go to this fine website... www.sportsmanagementcolleges.com

The Turf gets some pub from the Denver Post: http://www.denverpost.com/dustysaunders/ci_16730837 

Bill was recently on Mark Crowley and David Sandusky's radio program. Take a listen to a fine hour of radio by clicking the link.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ots91-yh_o /  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlwS0Fyq8vk
Visit www.ryunrunning.com

Check out www.customsportscards.com. If you need customized cards for your business, team or event, this is the place to go. Ask for Dave!

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***Somebody likes The Turf, somebody actually likes us!!!


The Turf gets some pub from the Denver Post: http://www.denverpost.com/dustysaunders/ci_16730837 

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 < "Hi, I'm Kevin Wheeler! But my friends call me Kevin Wheeler." 

2008 Baseball Hall of Famer...
Goose Gossage!
(Below, BR takes batting practice off the Goose at Legends Game 2006)

Parents, are you looking to make your kid a better hitter or pitcher? You need to contact Wayne Snow and Jan Sumner at www.therealstrikezone.com. Top flight instruction from two veteran baseball men.

Old guy's baseball website: www.dugout.org

Want to be a sports broadcaster or become a better one? Then check out Broadcaster Marketing Services, owned and operated by David Brody. Visit his website at : www.sportsbroadcastingcoach.com 

ARTIFICIAL TURF has also been heard nationally on SIRIUS Satellite Radio and the Sports Byline USA Radio Network!


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Football fans be sure to visit Scott Wright's www.draftcountdown.com.  

YANKEE STADIUM...R.I.P. (April 18, 1923 - September 21, 2008)

(Below) Bill and Ed Henderson at Coors Field. Hendu is a scout for the MinnesotaTwins and a guest host for The Turf. Hendu wanted to sign Bill out of the old guy's league...but Bill couldn't affort to pay the Twins any bonus money!


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 2012 Cy Young Award and Branch Rickey Award winner R.A. Dickey.

BR with Colorado Sky Sox Manager Glenallen Hill in Scottsdale, Arizona, 2013.


Bill Bill in Buena Vista, Colorado, January 2014. Picture by ColoradoGuy Steve Garufi.






The cover shot  of "More Turf Tales....Taking The Serious Out Of Sports"  >

On the cover: Casey Bloyer (Golfer), Andy Cornell (Boxer), Brett Davis (Baseball player), Frankenstein (Football Coach), Martin Higgins (Tuba Player), Justin Adams (Head coming out of tuba), Anne Cornell (Runner), Amber Marcelli (Goaltender), Bill Rogan (on computer).   To order your book:  www.maxqenterprises.com





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