Home and Away:  Memoir of a Fan, Scott Simon, 2000

The voluble NPR host writes about his experiences growing up in Chicago with the Cubs, White Sox, Bears, and the Bulls. We meet Chicago personalities from Mayor Daley to Carl Sandburg and all the major sports figures—Billy Pierce, Ernie Banks, Michael Jordan, and the 1985 Bears including the Fridge, Halas, Ditka, and Payton.  Great memories and fun writing.