Dale Tafoya is author of Bash Brothers, and has followed the Major League Baseball 25 years. His work has appeared in the Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, Orlando Sentinel, Huntsville Times, & Modesto Bee. In addition to his writing credits, he has been a guest on ESPN Radio, FOX Sports, Cumulus Media & Comcast Sports. Tafoya began his career in journalism as an intern for San Francisco-based radio station, KFRC, the A's flagship station in 1997. Conducting an array of interviews with athletes, musicians and religious leaders, Tafoya opted for a career in print journalism.
In 2008, Tafoya authored his first book, Bash Brothers: A Legacy Subpoenaed, Potomac Books, 259 pages, which landed him on several radio and television stations across the country.The Oakland Tribune praised Tafoya’s exhaustive book:
“…a real work of journalism…a remarkable ‘inside’ work told in straightforward fashion, with some intriguing information and anecdotes about McGwire and Canseco.”
Said legendary columnist Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News: “…Dale Tafoya has answered the cry. This is a no-nonsense…well-reported book.”
“Bash Brothers is a gritty, edgy, well-researched chronicle of the rise and fall of Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco. Tafoya grabs hold of the subject and doesn’t let go until every question is answered.”––ESPN.com columnist, Jeff Pearlman, author of Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty
“Incisive and compelling…a must-read…Tafoya tells their story in exquisite detail.”Modesto Bee
“…this exhaustive account will be fresh to even the most seasoned of fans.”Orlando Sentinel
"[Bash Brothers] is the real deal, well written and well sourced, and I learned a ton from it."
David MaranissPulitzer Prize Winning Author & JournalistAuthor of Clemente – The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero.
Tafoya resides in the San Francisco-Bay Area.
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