Shannon: 2017 CASEY Award finalists announced
From Mike Shannon at Spitball Magazine on November 2, 2017, with mention of SABR members Marty Appel, Jason Turbow, Dennis Snelling, John Eisenberg, and Sridhar Pappu:
Spitball Magazine is pleased to announce that the following books have been named as Finalists for the 2017 CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year:
Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character * Marty Appel * Doubleday
Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swinging A’s * Jason Turbow * Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame that Lasted Forever * Kevin Cook * Henry Holt
Lefty O’Doul: Baseball’s Forgotten Ambassador * Dennis Snelling * University of Nebraska Press
Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son * Paul Dickson * Bloomsbury
Lost Ballparks * Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos * Pavilion
The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic * Richard Sandomir *Hachette Books
Smart Baseball: The Story behind the Old Stats that Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones that are Running It, and the Right Way to Think about Baseball * Keith Law * William Morrow
The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s Most Historic Record * John Eisenberg * Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball’s Golden Age * Sridhar Pappu * Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The 35th annual CASEY Awards Banquet will take place in Cincinnati, Ohio, in early March 2018.
Read the full article here: http://www.spitballmag.com
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