Appel: Whither ‘Who’s Who’? The end of a classic baseball book

From SABR member Marty Appel at The National Pastime Museum on March 14, 2017:

It has been quite a run for the Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant—College Player of the Year, Minor League Player of the Year, National League Rookie of the Year, a home run in the All-Star Game, a World Series ring, and an MVP Award.

Almost everything.         

He didn’t have his picture on the 2017 Who’s Who in Baseball, which might have been expected.

Alas, there is no 2017 Who’s Who in Baseball. And the 101st edition, published in 2016, may be the last. Since 1916, they had never missed a year.

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Originally published: March 15, 2017. Last Updated: March 15, 2017.