Rick Swaine is a semi-retired CPA who lives in the Tallahassee, Florida area. He coaches and still competes in "old farts" baseball leagues and tournaments. He is the author of The Black Stars Who Made Baseball Whole: The Jackie Robinson Generation in the Major Leagues (McFarland 2006) and Beating The Breaks: Major League Ballplayers Who Overcame Disabilities (McFarland 2004). Rick is also a contributor to The National Pastime and the Baseball Research Journal. For more information visit his web site.