Winner of the 2021 Casey Award as the Best Baseball Book of the Year with The Baseball 100, Joe Posnanski has followed up with another baseball title.
“In Game of Edges, Bruce Schoenfeld has produced a clear and interesting presentation of the revolutions that are still booming through professional sports.”
“a narrative so mesmerizing that it’s impossible to put the book down. Tell Me Everything is, quite simply, an exceptional accomplishment.”
“explains why the number 42 should never be worn by any baseball player ever again.”
“engaging anyone who believes in the function and power of sports for both individuals and the societies they populate.”
“For those who were fans of Ralph Lawler the broadcaster, and for those who had never heard of Ralph Lawler, Bingo! reveals an interesting man living an interesting life.”
“if you love baseball, this interesting book will serve to enhance that love.”
First played in 1903, then missing a year in 1904, the World Series was held continuously for 90 years until 1994 when the Fall Classic was cancelled by a strike.
First published in 1998, this excellent book on the growth of basketball as an international game is now being presented as a 20th anniversary edition.
“a fascinating and compelling story of a tragic hero and the fields on which he lived and played.”
“Even amid all his late-life venting in The Last Days, Geoff Dyer manages to please once again with his artful sentences and close observations.”
“a fascinating and well-written piece, capturing this moment in hockey history.
“Both well written and intriguing, this is hybrid memoir will stick in your memory long after you finish.”
Playmakers: How the NFL Really Works (And Doesn’t) is Mike Florio’s highly informative, entertaining, and provocative examination of what makes the NFL work and why at times it doesn’t wor
“this small volume offers a fascinating and remarkable story of one man’s love of sport, devotion to a team, and how that saves his life.”
In the past few months, there has been a plethora of reports from all levels and categories of sports, revealing case after case of racism, sexism, sexual harassment, sexual violence, misogyny, hom
“What is most heartening about the events described in The Kaepernick Effect is the sophistication of these young athletes and their commitment to the causes that have provoked the
“If you are a lover of the game of tennis, admire Rodger Federer, or want to know more about him, The Master is the book for you. . . .
“Sidecountry is a treat and an education about multiple aspects and the fundamental allure of sport and the amazing story of the human struggle.”
“Our Team gloriously chronicles the excruciating birth pains and exhilarating triumph of a ballclub that played an undervalued but coequal role in challenging major league baseball's instit
“a smorgasbord of baseball delights . . .”
“His memoir is both proud and self-effacing, candid and evasive, an artful nod to Shakespearean comedy and tragedy . . .”
“It is challenging to balance audience appeal in a book like this. One must please both casual fans and those already familiar with the game’s long history.
“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.
“Humility, dignity, and character—those were Mays’ personal trademarks. He was an exemplary baseball player and is an exemplary citizen.”