Sure to be on Regis Philbin’s reading list this Fall, as well as on those of the millions of other passionate followers of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team, The Gipper: George G
“Fenway Park, in Boston, is a little lyric bandbox of a ballpark,” begins the tale of Red Sox slugger Ted Williams’ final at bat on September 28, 1960, at the oldest major league baseball stadium c
This book will help you understand seemingly inexplicable events that occur in baseball games. Why, for example, does a pitcher try to intimidate a batter by deliberately throwing at his head?
There seems to be no end to the number of businessmen, politicians, and coaches who, upon achieving success or some elevated position in their field, write a book claiming to have some insight into
The question that the title of this book inspires—Did baseball grow out of cricket?—receives a clear answer here: no, the two games are “sporting cousins.”
It’s not unusual for scholars to come up with approximately the same idea at about the same time.
Spring training has begun, which also means that the corresponding flooding is about to occur: flooding of the market with baseball books, that is.
Plume, September 2009
Heart of the Game, by S. L.