Latino Award

Tim Wendel’s The New Face of Baseball (Rayo/HarperCollins) was recently named Top History Book for 2004 by the Latino Literary Awards. A SABR member since 2003, Wendel is an award-winning novelist, journalist and one of the founders of USA Today Baseball Weekly.

The book explores a largely untapped chapter in baseball history.

Tim Wendel’s The New Face of Baseball (Rayo/HarperCollins) was recently named Top History Book for 2004 by the Latino Literary Awards. A SABR member since 2003, Wendel is an award-winning novelist, journalist and one of the founders of USA Today Baseball Weekly.

The book explores a largely untapped chapter in baseball history. Wendel weaves the stories of baseball’s Latino athletes, exploring who they are and how they helped transform the sport into what it is today.



Originally published: September 22, 2004. Last Updated: September 22, 2004.

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