In case you missed the previous mention, a review of Doug Wilson’s latest baseball bio appears ion Bookreporter.com.
I usually speak to my guests after they’ve completed their project, so this is a bit of a departure. It’s good to shake things up once in awhile. By the time you read this, Brad Balukjian, PhD, will be on a cross-country trek in preparation for his new book about a single pack of baseball […]
Literary birthday greeting: 1949 – Jules Tygiel, author Baseball’s Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy Past Time: Baseball As History Jackie Robinson and His Legacy Extra Bases – Reflections on Jackie Robinson, Race, & Baseball History Also on this date: 1981 – The Chicago White Sox sign prized free agent catcher Carlton Fisk. The […]
Via Baseball-Reference.com’s Bullpen: Carlton Fisk of the White Sox, plays his 2,226 and final major league game, surpassing Bob Boone’s record of 2,225 for most games caught. (Pertinent title: Carlton Fisk: The catcher who changed “Sox”.)
One more reason that the current NY Times is not your granddaddy’s newspaper. The history of the World Series home run on TV (video).