Zack’s final trip to the mound takes a grievous emotional toll.
Jim Brosnan was a good pitcher, but we should really remember him because he was one hell of a writer.
As Zack’s mental state becomes more fragile, he remembers a difficult encounter with his dad.
Zack struggles with how to handle the controversy that swirled around the team during the season.
Zack’s team ties the game on the field, but inside Zack is still tied in knots reminiscing about his father.
Players who made the most of their only season
A review of the new book, “Fenway Park: The Centennial”
A review of Josh Wilker’s critically acclaimed memoir timed to its release in paperback
Jonah Keri’s book on the Rays describes how a small market team tries to compete in the American League East.
Steve considers a baseball novel that focuses on the hard stuff in the father-son relationship.
The name is Stein … Fred Stein.
Steve considers a new book that examines an historic figure we tend to take for granted.
In which the author name-drops like mad
From a Can-Am League game, partially en francais
Book review: Durocher tells it as he thought it was
Come on, relax. Get those ice cubes tinkling in that long tall glass, find a cool shady spot for that lawn chair, and give yourself over to the delight of the wonderfully written baseball word.
On July 17, 1961 Ed Reulbach died. “Big Ed” pitched 13 years in the big leagues and won 182 games and two World Series titles. He is notable both for his own accomplishments and for what he can show us about one of today’s best young pitchers.