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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Doug Feldmann  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1970 in Elgin, IL


Illinois Connection

Feldmann born in Elgin, and raised in Algonquin before attending Northern Illinois University. Among his books, two were written about the Chicago Cubs and one was of former Chicago Blackhawks captain Keith Magnuson.

Biographical and Professional Information

Doug Feldmann is a professor in the College of Education at Northern Kentucky University and a former scout for the Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, and San Diego Padres. He completed his Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies at Indiana University, his master's degree in Secondary Education at Rockford College, and his bachelor's degree in English and History at Northern Illinois University (where he played baseball and was a walk-on running back on the football team).Dr. Feldmann has written extensively on baseball history and the sport's sociological impact on urban and small-town America. A multiple-time nominee for the Casey Award and the Seymour Medal from the Society for American Baseball Research, Dr. Feldmann is married and lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.He has also written one ebook - ''The Dean of Clinton County: A Baseball Novel.''

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-- *Seymour Medal, Society for American Baseball Research (finalist), ''September Streak