Baseball historian Scott Longert will discuss his latest book, "No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression," on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.

Longert gives a lively history of the ups and downs of a legendary team and its iconic players as they persevered through the Great Depression. Longert will illustrate his talk with period photographs and anecdotes sure to delight fans of baseball and fans of Cleveland.

Longert earned his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and an M.A. degree in American History from Cleveland State University. He has worked as a freelance writer for over twenty years, publishing news articles on the history of baseball for The Cleveland Plain Dealer Sunday magazine, The National Pastime, The Baseball Research Journal and TimeLine Magazine. He is the author of several books about Cleveland baseball history, including "The Best They Could Be: How the Cleveland Indians became the Kings of Baseball," 1916-1920 and "Addie Joss: King of the Pitchers."

Copies of "No Money, No Beer, No Pennants" will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of The Learned Owl Book Shop.

Register for this free program at or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.