Ex-Steelers and ESPN analyst Hodge to appear at Tiny's Bookstore

Posted by Matt De Reno Matt De Reno
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Published: 22 October 2019 22 October 2019
Brainwashed book image with Merril Hodge

Former Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Merril Hoge will be at The Tiny Bookstore at Pines Shopping Plaza for an author event on Saturday, November 9th, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Autograph line tickets are $28.00.

ou may recall Ex-Steelers running back Merril Hodge who toted the pigskin in the 1980s for some very unremarkable teams. Hodge later went on to a career as a football analyst at ESPN. Today, Hodge is a disenting voice on the science of CTE, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma (often athletes, in particular football players). 

Hodge has a book out called Brainwashed that attempts to set the record straight on CTE, what is known and what is not known. He also provieds advice on youth football safety too.