The SABR Bookshelf: Fall 2020

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

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 2020

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

  • Baseball’s Biggest Blowout Games, edited by Bill Nowlin
  • The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball, 1857-2020, by James H. Overfield
  • Negro Leaguers and the Hall of Fame: The Case for Inducting 24 Overlooked Ballplayers, by Steven R. Greenes
  • The Baltimore Black Sox: A Negro League History, 1913-1936, by Bernard McKenna
  • The New York Mets in Popular Culture, edited by David Krell
  • Eddie Cicotte: The Life and Career of the Banned Black Sox Pitcher, by David Fleitz
  • The Umpire was Blind! Controversial Calls by MLB’s Men in Blue, by Jonathan Weeks
  • Boom and Bust in St. Louis: A Cardinals History, 1885 to the Present, by Jon David Cash
  • Invisible Men: Life in Baseball’s Negro Leagues, by Donn Rogosin
  • Edgar: An Autobiography, by Edgar Martínez with Larry Stone
  • Mission 27: A New Boss, A New Ballpark, and One Last Win for the Yankees’ Core Four, by Mark Feinsand and Bryan Hoch
  • Take Me Out To The Ballgame: Comical and Freakish Injuries We Cannot Make Up, by Dave Berger
  • Beyond Silence and Light: A Collection of Short Stories, by Kevin Trusty
  • Mascots in Baseball, by Norm Coleman
  • Home Plate: Henry Kimbro and Other Negro Leaguers of Nashville, Tennessee, by Harriet Kimbro Hamilton and Patrick Hamilton

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

Originally published: November 13, 2020. Last Updated: November 13, 2020.