Dave Bidini is the author of nine books, two documentary films, and one play. He is a columnist for the "Toronto Star" and the "National Post". His first book in the sports genre, "Tropic of Hockey", was named one of the Top 100 Canadian Books of All-Time by McClelland and Stewart, and his baseball odyssey, "Baseballissimo", is currently being made into a feature film. Bidini is a board member of Street Soccer Canada and has attended two Homeless World Cups, traveling with Team Canada to Melbourne and Milan. He lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and their two children.