TSHOF 2nd Annual Book Festival

 Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2nd Annual Book Festival

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame will hold the 2nd Annual Book Festival on August 11th from 10 AM- 4 PM. 

Presented by Waco City Cable Channel, the festival will feature authors and athletes from across the state.

A limited number of VIP tickets are available, email to reserve. VIP ticket holders are entitled to preferred seating and signed book drawings.  

 Featured authors include:


  •  John A. Wood, Beyond the Ballpark - The Honorable, Immoral, and Eccentric Lives of Baseball Legends
  •  Michael Hurd, Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas
  •  T.G. Webb, Battle of the Brazos – A Texas Football Rivalry, A Riot and a Murder (Texas A&M University Press)
  •  Chad Conine, Texas Sports: Unforgettable Stories for Every Day of the Year
  •  Jon Peters, When Life Grabs You by the Baseballs: Finding Happiness in Life’s Changeups
  •  Dr. Jorge Iber, More Than Just Peloteros: Sport and U.S. Latino Communities
The format of the festival will be broken down into 1 hour slots, where each of the authors will have the option to present their work and have time for a Q&A session. There will be tables set up in the Red McCombs Great Hall where the authors will have book signings.

The festival will be hosted at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.




Back to index...