The Nutmeg State celebrates a Hall of Fame hometown hero in our newest book from the SABR Digital Library:
Jeff Bagwell in Connecticut:
A Consistent Lad in the Land of Steady Habits
Edited by Karl Cicitto, Bill Nowlin, and Len Levin
ISBN (paperback: 978-1-9438-1697-2, $19.95
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-9438-1696-5, $6.99
250 pages, 8.5″ x 11″
“The only one I ever saw come close to [Frank Robinson] was this kid Bagwell. Boy, is he aggressive … boy, can he swing that bat. … I want to meet him someday because I admire him.” — Ted Williams
“You get ball players from Texas, California, Florida or one or all of the Caribbean islands. You don’t get them from Connecticut.” So wrote Jim Murray, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist about Jeff Bagwell on May 12, 1994.
This volume of articles, interviews, and essays by members of the Connecticut chapter of SABR chronicles the life and career of Connecticut’s favorite baseball son, Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell, with special attention on his high school and college years.
Contributors include: Andrew Blume, Jim Bransfield, Karl Cicitto, Alan Cohen, Stanley Dziurgot, Greg Erion, Jim Keener, Steve Krevisky, Len Levin, Tom Monitto, Bill Nowlin, George Pawlush, Bill Ryczek, Brian P. Wood, and Pete Zanardi.
SABR members, get this e-book for FREE!
- E-book: Click here to download the e-book version of Jeff Bagwell in Connecticut for FREE from the SABR Store. Available in PDF, Kindle/MOBI and EPUB formats.
- Paperback: Get a 50% discount on the Jeff Bagwell in Connecticut paperback edition from the SABR Store ($17.99 includes shipping/tax; delivery via Kindle Direct Publishing can take up to 4-6 weeks.)
Buy the book
- E-book: Click here to download the e-book version of Jeff Bagwell in Connecticut for $6.99 from the SABR Store. Available in PDF, Kindle/MOBI and EPUB formats.
- Paperback: Get the paperback edition of Jeff Bagwell in Connecticut from the SABR Store ($34.99 includes shipping/tax; delivery via Kindle Direct Publishing can take up to 4-6 weeks.)
About the SABR Digital Library
For more than 40 years, SABR and its members have led the way in publishing the best baseball historical and statistical research. Our publications program is shifting to take advantage of new methods of publishing. Not only will we continue to publish new books like Can He Play? A Look At Baseball Scouts and Their Profession (2011); Detroit Tigers 1984: What A Start! What A Finish! (2012); Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates (2013); Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the 19th Century (2013); Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox (2015); Nuclear Powered Baseball/The Simpsons (2016), Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos (2016); Cuban Baseball Legends (2016); No-Hitters (2017); Bittersweet Goodbye: The Black Barons, the Grays, and the 1948 Negro League World Series (2017), Major League Baseball A Mile High: The First Quarter Century of the Colorado Rockies (2018), and The 1995 Cleveland Indians: The Sleeping Giant Awakes (2019), which showcase the best efforts of SABR’s members, chapters and committees, but new technology makes it possible for us to bring out-of-print titles like Run, Rabbit, Run: The Hilarious and Mostly True Tales of Rabbit Maranville (2012), Nineteenth Century Stars (2012); The Fenway Project (2013); ’75: The Red Sox Team That Saved Baseball (2015), and The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field (2017) back again.
Books will be available in digital formats as well as paperbacks produced by “print on demand” (POD).
SABR members will get discounted rates for all Digital Library publications, including many for free. If you’re not a member, click here to join SABR.
Stay tuned throughout the year for new (and old!) titles that we’ll be adding to the SABR Digital Library. To learn more about SABR Publications, contact Publications Editor Cecilia Tan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Originally published: March 27, 2019. Last Updated: August 20, 2020.