The SABR Bookshelf: Fall 2021

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 2021

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

  • Baltimore Baseball, edited by Bill Nowlin
  • One-Hit Wonders, edited by Bill Nowlin
  • Baseball Generations: Career Value Index – A New Look at the Hall of Fame and Rating the Greatest Players of All Time, by David J. Gordon
  • The Least Among Them: 29 Players, Their Brief Moments in the Big Leagues, and a Unique History of the New York Yankees, by Paul Russell Semendinger
  • Jackie Mitchell: The Girl Who Loved Baseball, by John M. Kovach
  • 1979: The Expos First, Great Season, by Norm King
  • Seven Games in ’62: The Yankees and Giants Square Off in a Classic World Series, by John Iamarino
  • Baseball’s Most Bizarre Plays: A Roster of the Odd, the Improbable and the Downright Confounding in Major League History, by Alan Hirsch
  • A Brand New Ballgame: Branch Rickey, Bill Veeck, Walter O’Malley and the Transformation of Baseball, 1945–1962, by G. Scott Thomas
  • American Legion Baseball: A History, 1924–2020, by William E. Akin
  • Dr. Strangeglove: The Life and Times of All-Star Slugger Dick Stuart, by William J. Ryczek
  • Barney Dreyfuss: Pittsburgh’s Baseball Titan, by Brian Martin
  • Bill DeWitt Sr.: Patriarch of a Baseball Family, by Burton A. Boxerman and Benita W. Boxerman
  • A Complete History of the Major League Baseball Playoffs – Volume I, by Evan Thompson
  • Banned For Life: The Benny Kauff Story, by Jimmy Keenan
  • Gettysburg Eddie Plank: A Pitcher’s Journey to the Hall of Fame, by Dave Heller

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

Originally published: December 9, 2021. Last Updated: December 9, 2021.