The SABR Bookshelf: Fall 2022

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Fall 2022

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  • From Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium: Great Games in Philadelphia’s Lost Ballpark, edited by Gregory H. Wolf
  • ¡Arriba! The Heroic Life of Roberto Clemente, edited by Bill Nowlin and Glen Sparks
  • We Are, We Can, We Will: The 1992 World Champion Toronto Blue Jays, edited by Adrian Fung and Bill Nowlin
  • Our Game, Too: Influential Figures and Milestones in Canadian Baseball, edited by Andrew North
  • The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin
  • The 1883 Philadelphia Athletics: American Association Champions, edited by Paul Hofmann and Bill Nowlin
  • Not an Easy Tale to Tell: Jackie Robinson on the Page, Stage, and Screen, edited by Ralph Carhart
  • Metropolitan Stadium: Memorable Games at Minnesota’s Diamond on the Prairie, edited by Stew Thornley
  • Playing Through the Pain: Ken Caminiti and the Steroids Confession That Changed Baseball Forever, by Dan Good
  • The Dean of Clinton County: A Baseball Novel, by Doug Feldmann
  • Once Upon a Time in Baseball: My Pastime Summers, by Jan Sumner
  • Go The Distance: The Inspirational Story of Tom Tunison, Thurman Munson and a Lifelong Quest for Baseball Immortality, by Gary Kaschak
  • Intentional Balk: Baseball’s Thin Line Between Innovation and Cheating, by Daniel R. Levitt and Mark Armour
  • Weird Moments in Cleveland Sports: Bottlegate, Bedbugs, and Burying the Pennant, by Vince Guerrieri
  • Beauty at Short: Dave Bancroft, the Most Unlikely Hall of Famer and His Wild Times in Baseball’s First Century, by Tom Alesia
  • Bush League Blues, by G. Mike Floyd
  • Last Time Out, by John Nogowski
  • Major League Baseball Players of the 1970s: A Biographical Dictionary from Aase to Zisk, by Bill Ballew
  • Canadian Minor League Baseball: A History Since World War II, by Jon C. Stott
  • Pee Wee Reese: The Life of a Brooklyn Dodger, by Glen Sparks
  • Frank Grant: The Life of a Black Baseball Pioneer, by Richard Bogovich
  • Johnny Mize: A Biography of Baseball’s “Big Cat”, by Lew Freedman
  • Farewell to Flatbush: The 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers, by Ronnie Joyner
  • Dodgers! An Informal History from Flatbush to Chavez Ravine, by Jim Alexander
  • The Lineup: Ten Books That Changed Baseball, by Paul Aron
  • The Mustache Gang Battles the Big Red Machine: The 1972 World Series, by John G. Robertson and Carl T. Madden
  • There’s a Bulldozer on Home Plate: A 50-Year Journey in Minor League Baseball, by Miles Wolff
  • Saving Buffalo Baseball: 1956 Buffalo Bisons, by Howard W. Henry
  • The Grandest Stage: A History of the World Series, by Tyler Kepner
  • Long Way Home, by Dwayne Brenna
  • Hardball Architects, Volume 2 (National League Teams), by Derek Bain
  • The Gamekeepers: Whitewash, Blackmail, and Baseball’s Darkest Secrets, by J.B. Manheim
  • Doubleday Doubletake: One Ball, Three Strikes, One Man Out, by J.B. Manheim
  • “The Kid” Blasts a Winner: Ted Williams’ 110 Game-Winning Home Runs, by Bill Nowlin
  • Covey: A Stone’s Throw from a Coal Mine to the Hall of Fame, by Harry J. Deitz Jr.
  • Baseball Under the Palms: The History of Miami Minor League Baseball Volume Two: 1962 – 1991, by Sam Zygner
  • Deadball Trailblazers: Single-Season Records of the Modern Era, by Ronald T. Waldo
  • Just Like Me, Volume 2: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot, by Kelly G. Park
  • Loserville: How Professional Sports Remade Atlanta — and How Atlanta Remade Professional Sports, by Clayton Trutor
  • Passion Plays: How Religion Shaped Sports in North America, by Randall Balmer
  • Baseball and Cultural Heritage, by Gregory Ramshaw and Sean Gammon
  • Candy Cummings: The Life and Career of the Inventor of the Curveball, by Stephen Robert Katz
  • Cooperstown at the Crossroads: The Checkered History (and Uncertain Future) of Baseball’s Hall of Fame, by G. Scott Thomas

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Originally published: October 19, 2022. Last Updated: October 21, 2022.