Periodically throughout the year, SABR.org publishes listings of new books that are received at the SABR office. This feature is called The SABR Bookshelf, continuing a popular section in the SABR Bulletin that was sent out to members.
To get your NEW book listed on The SABR Bookshelf, make sure a review copy is sent to: The SABR Bookshelf, Society for American Baseball Research, 4455 E. Camelback Rd., Ste. D-140, Phoenix, AZ 85018.
Bolded names indicates that the author(s) is a SABR member. Publishers’ contact information can be found by clicking here.
Click the link for more detailed information on each book listed below:
- Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball, by Rebecca T. Alpert
- Images of America: Mexican American Baseball in Los Angeles, by Francisco E. Balderrama and Richard A. Santillan
- Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game, by John Thorn
- Catching Heat: The Jim Leyritz Story, by Jim Leyritz, Douglas B. Lyons and Jeffrey Lyons
- Major League Baseball Scouts: A Biographical Dictionary, by P.J. Dragseth
- Kenichi Zenimura: Japanese American Baseball Pioneer, by Bill Staples Jr.
- Beyond DiMaggio: Italian Americans in Baseball, by Lawrence Baldassaro
- Wins, Losses & Empty Seats: How Baseball Outlasted the Great Depression, by David George Surdam
- The Kings of Casino Park: Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932, by Thomas Aiello
- Turbulent Seasons: Baseball in 1890-1891, by Charles C. Alexander
- Solid Fool’s Gold: Detours on the Way to Conventional Wisdom, by Bill James
- The Off Season: National League 1953/54, by John Oelerich
- Remembering Fenway Park: An Oral and Narrative History of the Home of the Boston Red Sox, by Harvey Frommer
- A Talk in the Park: Nine Decades of Baseball Tales From the Broadcast Booth, by Curt Smith
- Territories to Boomers: Professional Baseball in Ardmore 1904-1926, by Peter G. Pierce
- Indians, Cardinals and Rosebuds: Professional Baseball in Ardmore 1947-1961, by Peter G. Pierce
- Jewel of the Sports World: The Story of the Hickok Belt Award, by Scott Pitoniak
- 10 Rings: Stories of the St. Louis Cardinals World Championships, by James Rygelski and Robert L. Tiemann
- This Is Our Time! The 2010 San Francisco Giants, by Chris Haft and Eric Alan
Originally published: August 16, 2011. Last Updated: August 16, 2011.