The SABR Bookshelf: Fall 2015

Periodically throughout the year, publishes listings of new books that are received at the SABR office. This feature is called The SABR Bookshelf, continuing a popular section from the old SABR Bulletin.

Here are The SABR Bookshelf listings for Fall 2015:

To get your NEW book listed on The SABR Bookshelf, make sure a review copy is sent to: The SABR Bookshelf, Cronkite School at ASU, 555 N. Central Ave. #416, Phoenix, AZ 85004. An e-book file will also suffice; please send the e-book in PDF, EPUB or Kindle/MOBI format to

To ensure a listing in The Baseball Index — SABR’s online catalog of baseball research materials — make sure a review copy is sent to The Baseball Index, 4025 Beechwood Pl., Riverside, CA 92506.

Bolded names indicates that the author(s) is a SABR member. Click here for a list of publishers found in the SABR Bookshelf, along with their contact information.

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Fall 2015

Click the link above for more detailed information on each of these books:

  • A Pennant for the Twin Cities: The 1965 Minnesota Twins, edited by Gregory H. Wolf
  • Mustaches and Mayhem: Charlie O’s Three-Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics, 1972-74, edited by Chip Greene
  • Lady Moguls: A History of Women Who Have Owned Major League Baseball Teams, by William A. Cook
  • Tim Keefe: A Biography of the Hall of Fame Pitcher and Player-Rights Advocate, by Charlie Bevis
  • Death at the Ballpark: More Than 2,000 Game-Related Fatalities of Players, Other Personnel and Spectators in Amateur and Professional Baseball, 1862-2014, by Robert M. Gorman and David Weeks
  • College Mathematics Through Baseball, by Fred Worth
  • The Pirates Unraveled: Pittsburgh’s 1926 Season, by Angelo J. Louisa
  • Stan Musial: Baseball Hero, by James N. Giglio
  • Iowa Baseball Greats: Sixteen Major Leaguers Who Were in the Game for Life, by Don Doxsie
  • The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball, by Charles Fountain
  • Our Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers in History, Memory and Popular Culture, by David Krell
  • Playing First: Early Baseball Lives at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, by Thomas W. Gilbert
  • The Flannel Past, by Matt Dahlgren
  • The Voices of Baseball: The Game’s Greatest Broadcasters Reflect on America’s Pastime, by Kirk McKnight
  • Pudge: The Biography of Carlton Fisk, by Doug Wilson
  • The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball’s Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy, by Filip Bondy
  • The Making of Major League: A Juuuust a Bit Inside Look at the Classic Baseball Comedy, by Jonathan Knight
  • Hardball Retrospective: Evaluating Scouting and Development Outcomes for the Modern-Era Franchises, by Derek Bain
  • The Golden Era of Major League Baseball: A Time of Transition and Integration, by Bryan Soderholm-Difatte
  • Of Tribes and Tribulations: The Early Decades of the Cleveland Indians, by James E. Odenkirk
  • Clem Labine: “Always A Dodger”, by Richard Elliott
  • Gehrig: Game by Game, by Kevin Larkin
  • In Cobb’s Shadow: The Hall of Fame Careers of Sam Crawford, Harry Heilmann and Heinie Manush, by Dan D’Addona
  • Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players: A Biographical Dictionary, 1871-2014, by Pete Cava
  • The Hunt for a Reds October: Cincinnati in 1990, by Charles F. Faber and Zachariah Webb


To see previous listings in the SABR Bookshelf, click here.

Originally published: November 23, 2015. Last Updated: November 23, 2015.