Review roundup, Oct. 12

October 12, 2012

♦  The Washington Post published this piece on Tony La Russa’s memoir, One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season.

♦  Better late than never: It seems the Seattle Post-Intelligencer finally got around to posting a review of Zack Hample’s 2007 publication, Watching Baseball Smarter: A Professional Fan’s Guide for Beginners, Semi-experts, and Deeply Serious Geek.

♦  The Joy of Sox, a Boston-centric blog, posted this on Mitchell Nathanson’s A People’s History of Baseball.

♦ debuts Ben’s Bookshelf, which “will highlight Minor League books of note. ” First up: a review of  Baseball: One Helluva Life, by Dave Rosenfeld, general manager of the Tidewater Tides (as told to John Traub).

♦  The Huffington Post ran this about William Anderson’s The Glory Years of the Detroit Tigers 1920-1950.

♦  James Bailey’s review of One Patch of Grass, about Harrisburg, PA’s ballpark on City Island appears on the Baseball America site.


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