- The challenges of putting these games together & celebrity-athletes
- Comics: It Wasn’t Always Funny
- How some comics / comedians got started
- Jewish Sports Legends
Joe Siegman produced the Hollywood Stars Night, a series of exhibition baseball games, which makes him a popular fellow.
Celebrities want to appear in these competitions, played before regularly scheduled Dodgers games, and Siegman was one of the men to make that happen.
Siegman, offers fun answers to questions about various stars, and stories about actors / stars such as: Kevin Costner, Tom Selleck, Billy Crystal, Robin Wiliiams, Mark Harmon, Ray Romano, Kevin James, Jason Alexander, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen…
Celebrities we’ve all see in some of the better baseball flicks over the years.
Kareem Abdul Jabbar
All Star Game celebrity event has been able to consistently deliver the impressive rosters of motion picture, TV, and live entertainment celebrities who suited up year after year at Dodgers Stadium for Hollywood Stars Night. Bats, Balls and Hollywood Stars includes some of the stories and backstage tales that made Hollywood Stars Night a Los Angeles Dodgers tradition for many years.
He brings baseball and celebrity together and commemorates a Hollywood twist to our national pastime.
Joe Siegman began his entertainment career as a Hollywood “hyphenate” a publicist-producer, representing such stars as Carroll O’Connor: TV’s Archie Bunker, and as a successful producer of what today are known as TV “reality shows” Celebrity Bowling, Celebrity Tennis, The Comedy Shop, Comedy After Hours…, and movies-for-television.
Along the way, he was active in the careers of many marquee comedians: Don Rickles, Don Adams, Sid Caesar, Shelley Berman, Shecky Green, and helped launch or foster the careers of comics such as: Jay Leno, Brad Garrett, Ellen DeGeneres, Bob Saget, Arsenio Hall, Howie Mandel, Nathan Lane, Paul Rodriquez….
Joe is also an active sports fan, writer, and enthusiast, who founded the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in Netanya, Israel.
Books by Joe Siegman
- Jewish Sports Legends: The International Jewish Sport Hall of Fame – 4th edition
- Bats, Balls, and Hollywood Stars: Hollywood’s Love Affair with Baseball