Story | Jun 28, 2009
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Story | Mar 31, 2011Five years ago, on the eve of the 2006 baseball season, I put together a list of nine favorite baseball books — one for each inning, one for every player on the field. Such a list was not meant to be definitive (how could it be?), but since then I've looked back at it periodically and thought about the books that are there and the books that are not. What would I change? What would I add or subtract?
Blog | Jan 26, 2009
The dinner of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America featured "stars, critics, magnates and officials of the diamond," on a night when "formality was forgotten and hilarity was the keynote of the occasion." Actually, that...
Sports Legend Revealed: The 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' songwriters had never attended a game before writing the song
Story | Mar 22, 2011
BASEBALL LEGEND: The songwriters of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" had not attended a baseball game at the time they penned the tune. STATUS: True. We certainly give songwriters plenty of leeway when it comes to their songs...
Story | Mar 31, 2011
This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer.