The SABR Bookshelf: Fall 2019

Periodically throughout the year, publishes The SABR Bookshelf, a listing of new books that are received at the SABR office.

Here are The SABR Bookshelf listings for Fall 2019:

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 at — 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.

In addition, check out new books published by SABR at


Fall 2019

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

  • The Babe, edited by Bill Nowlin and Glen Sparks
  • Go-Go to Glory: The 1959 Chicago White Sox, edited by Don Zminda
  • The Base Ball Palace of the World: Comiskey Park, edited by Gregory H. Wolf
  • San Francisco Year Zero: Political Upheaval, Punk Rock and a Third-Place Baseball Team, by Lincoln Mitchell
  • The Blake Street Bombers, by Manny Randhawa
  • The Workingman’s Game: Waverly, New York, the Twin Tiers and the Making of Modern Baseball, 1887-1898, by William H. Brewster
  • Bases to Bleachers: A Collection of Personal Baseball Stories from the Stands and Beyond, by Eric Gray
  • Mike Hargrove and the Cleveland Indians: A Baseball Life, by Jim Ingraham
  • Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball’s Greatest Forgotten Player, by Jeremy Beer
  • Baseball in Europe: A Country by Country History, Second Edition, by Josh Chetwynd
  • Building the Brewers: Bud Selig and the Return of Major League Baseball to Milwaukee, by Chris Zantow
  • James T. Farrell & Baseball: Dream & Realism on Chicago’s South Side, by Charles DeMotte
  • Curveball: How I Discovered True Fulfillment After Chasing Fortune and Fame, by Barry Zito with Robert Noland
  • Sixty-One in ’61: Roger Maris Home Runs Game by Game, by Robert M. Gorman
  • Ballpark: Baseball in the American City, by Paul Goldberger

To view previous listings in The SABR Bookshelf, click here.

Originally published: December 5, 2019. Last Updated: August 21, 2020.