Michael Steinberg won the Missouri Review Editors’ Prize for “Trading Off: A Memoir” in 1994. He has also published articles in Detroit Magazine and elsewhere. 
Mar 01 1994
Trading Off: A Memoir
Jack Kerchman, my old high school baseball coach, was a classic ball-buster, a lot like those Marine D.I.’s you see in old World War II movies. A Jew himself, “Mr. K” had a reputation for hazing the Jewish players that he thought were too soft. One of them was me.