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.
Careful! This octogenarian is so sharp, you gotta wear gloves.
Baseball players’ long struggle for a piece of the action.
David reviews Lee Panas’ new book on baseball statistics.
The name is Stein … Fred Stein.
Steve considers a new book that examines an historic figure we tend to take for granted.
Here are Chris’ thoughts on the big new book about Mays.
Geoff chats with the Toronto Blue Jays right-hander and author of The Bullpen Gospels.
THT’s final excerpt from Chris Jaffe’s new book focuses on the current Cincy skipper.
In the latest excerpt from his new book, Chris explains why Charles Comiskey is the most underrated and one of the most influential managers in baseball history.
What Chris Jaffe’s new book has to say in his new book about the controversial late manager.
The first installment of a series of excerpts from Chris Jaffe’s new book showcases its analytical heart: the Tendencies Database, and also provides some fascinating results it yields.
The terrific new book by Larry Tye has Satchel Paige in the news again. That’s always a good thing.
A look at the new book about one of the greatest managers not elected to Cooperstown – Paul Richards.
In which the author name-drops like mad
The latest in the business of baseball.
Book review: Durocher tells it as he thought it was
Note: A somewhat different version of this review was originally written for the New York Post. It didn’t run, however, and given how rarely it is that I praise something, I figured it was worth sharing with the world. It’s been nearly 30 years since Thurman Munson’s plane went down in Canton, Ohio, killing the […]