John Thorn is the Official Historian of Major League Baseball. Apart from his creation, with Pete Palmer, of Total Baseball, his many baseball books over the past three decades also include Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Game for All America, and Our Game, a history of the game which also supplies the title for his blog at MLB.com. In 2011 Simon & Schuster published his major work, Baseball in the Garden of Eden: A Secret History of the Early Game.
SABR BioProject biographies written by John Thorn
SABR Games Project stories written by John Thorn
- October 1845: The first recorded baseball games in New York
- July 25, 1867: The most important game in baseball history?
- May 4, 1871: Association Ball: Kekionga vs. Forest City
SABR Journal Articles written by John Thorn
- Henry Chadwick Award: Norman Macht
- Henry Chadwick Award: Peter C. Bjarkman
- Henry Chadwick Award: Larry McCray
- New York's First Base Ball Club
- Henry Chadwick Award: Harold Seymour and Dorothy Seymour Mills
- Henry Chadwick Award: Henry Chadwick
- Henry Chadwick Award: John B. Holway
- Henry Chadwick Award: Jerry Malloy