Bronx Bombers BASEBALL CARDS: Keith Nobbs, Broadway's Billy Martin, and Playwright Eric Simonson
By Michael Gioia
Bronx Bombers, the new Broadway play by Eric Simonson, tells the history of the New York Yankees framed through the eyes of baseball legend Yogi Berra. As part of Playbill.com's Bronx Bombers Baseball Cards, we meet cast member Keith Nobbs.
Name: Keith Nobbs
Birthdate: June 27
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Sports Team: Green Bay Packers [NFL]
Favorite Sports Hero: [Baseball player] Curt Flood
Sports Played Growing Up (if any): Wrestling, cross country, track
Favorite Sporting-Event Snack: A Chicago-style hot dog
Show you made your Broadway debut with: The Grapes of Wrath (as an actor)
Favorite Broadway show (and why): The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Did you meet and/or hear from any Bronx Bombers counterpart or their family? Larry Berra, Yogi’s son.
Most memorable moment from Bronx Bombers: The first reading we did at Perry Mansfield. Exhilarating.
Click here to view the Baseball Cards of John Wernke and Chris Henry Coffey, who play Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio. Click here to view the Baseball Cards of C. J. Wilson and Bill Dawes, who play Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle. Click here to view the Baseball Cards of Peter Scolari and Tracy Shayne, who play Yogi and Carmen Berra. Click here to view the Baseball Cards of Christopher Jackson and Francois Battiste, Broadway's Derek Jeter and Reggie Jackson.
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