Category Archives: Baseball books

A Baseball Revisited Book Review-The Last Best League by Jim Collins

The Last Best League-10th Anniversary Edition by Jim Collins  Published by Da Capo Press When I was approached to do a review of this book I was a little hesitant. My baseball reading interests tend to go farther back in … Continue reading

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Frank “Home Run” Baker

While setting up the 1911 World Series Revisited I was thinking about Frank Baker’s role in the actual 1911 World Series, and was wondering if he would become “Home Run” Baker in my little replay adventure. Would he hit a … Continue reading

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Baseball Revisited Book Review- The Kid

THE KID- The Immortal Life of Ted Williams by Ben Bradlee, Jr As a life-long Yankee fan I have always set aside my bias to acknowledge Ted Williams’ ability to hit a baseball. A lifetime .344 hitter with 521 home … Continue reading

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Baseball Revisited Book Review- 1954 by By Bill Madden

1954: The Year Willie Mays And The First Generation Of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever      by Bill Madden (Da Capo Press) One of the perks of doing this blog is that sometimes I get approached by publishers, or … Continue reading

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Baseball Revisited Book Review-The Curse of Carl Mays

Back in January I did a small post on Ray Chapman here. As you may know Chapman is the only Major League player to die as a result of a beaning. The author of this book, Howard Camerik, commented on … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

  The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, And a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America’s Game- Edward Achorn   I’m a huge fan of historical fiction. Steven Saylor and Conn Iggulden will always have a … Continue reading

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Moonlight Graham Meets Shoeless Joe?

I just finished reading Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of  Field of Dreams, Doc Graham by Brett Friedlander and Robert Reising. If you’re a fan of either the movie, Field of Dreams, or Shoeless Joe by WP Kinsella, then you’ll … Continue reading

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