Less than 20 shopping days left until Christmas. In the spirit of the (off) season, Richard suggests some books.
Film review of Moneyball the movie.
A review of the new book, “Fenway Park: The Centennial”
How Williams compares to batters today—and how that underscores a point.
Craig Robinson uses infographics to display useful information on baseball’s history and other fun trivia, like just how many people in Cleveland are Native American.
A look at the new book about the ESPN sports media leviathan.
A review of Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella
Mickey Mantle’s hung over homer and other stories from Jim Bouton’s Ball Four.
A review of Josh Wilker’s critically acclaimed memoir timed to its release in paperback
Taking a break from writing history, Richard reviews The House That Ruth Built, the story of the original Yankee Stadium’s inaugural season.
Pertaining to a fine new book by baseball’s official historian, John Thorn.
Jonah Keri’s book on the Rays describes how a small market team tries to compete in the American League East.
The instructional hitting book by Jaime Cevallos
Steve considers a baseball novel that focuses on the hard stuff in the father-son relationship.
Several months after seeing his book, Evaluating Baseball’s Managers, published – Chris realizes a mistake he made in it.
A new book takes a closer look at a baseball hotbed in the Caribbean.
And we were blessed to know him.
Across half a century, the more things changed, the more they stayed the same. Two ambitious new volumes examine a couple of the more dramatic angles of baseball history.
A new book has Bruce Markusen thinking about beanbag chairs, key parties and players who don’t bathe regularly in this week’s Confidential.