Tales from Baseball's Golden Age, Told by the Men Who Played It
Bestselling author Peter Golenbock brings to life baseball greats from the 1940s, '50s, and '60s with Whispers of the Gods. Like the enduring classic The Glory of Their Times, this book is based on hundreds of hours of taped interviews featuring the likes of Roy Campanella, Ted Williams, Phil Rizzuto, Jim Bouton, Stan Musial, and more.
This book brings to life the story of Mickey Mantle, presenting a fully-rounded portrait of a complex, misunderstood national hero. It includes never-before-published details from Mantle's widow and offers illuminating insight into his career using modern analytics, arguing that he should be considered the greatest ballplayer of all time.
More than seventy years after his death, Babe Ruth continues to fascinate generations of fans. His exciting adventures on and off the field have become essential reading for students of baseball and pop culture. While most Ruth biographies are filled with mundane facts, Lore of the Bambino is the equivalent of a greatest hits compilation. Ruth’s ......
The Story of African Americans in Major League Baseball, Past, Present,
Beyond Baseball's Color Line celebrates Black players throughout the history of Major League Baseball. The book not only provides a comprehensive history dating back to the 1800s, but also highlights accomplishments, personalities, participation trends of African American players, and insight into what the future may hold.
The Wicked Good Book is pithy, nostalgic, practical, and irreverent guide to getting the most out of living in the Pine Tree State. It's a blend of hearty survival skills with everyday common sense and a fair amount of humor provides for the Uber-Maine experience.
Catching Baseball Fever in the New Era of Free Agency
This book captures the state of baseball after the demise of the reserve clause gave birth to free agency and fueled the national pastime's surge in popularity. It examines how baseball grew and evolved in the 1980s and the controversies that followed, including drug scandals, gambling, and issues involving race, women, and sexual orientation.
The Crowley Millers and Minor League Baseball in the 1950s
This book tells the fun, quirky, story of a minor league baseball town in Louisiana that was the talk of the baseball world in the 1950s. Written by respected minor-league baseball historian Gaylon White, this book will be of interest to baseball and Louisiana historians alike.