Periodically throughout the year, SABR.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To ensure a listing in The Baseball Index — SABR’s online catalog of baseball research materials at www.baseballindex.org — 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 SABR.org/ebooks.
Click on the link above for more detailed information on each of these books:
- Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebration of All Major League and Negro League Ballparks, Fifth Edition, by Philip J. Lowry
- Whales, Terriers, and Terrapins: The Federal League 1914-15, edited by Steve West and Bill Nowlin
- Braves Win! Braves Win! Braves Win! The 1995 World Champion Atlanta Braves, edited by Tom Hufford and Bill Nowlin
- Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball’s Home Run Revolution, by Jared Diamond
- Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask, by Jon Pessah
- Intangibles: Unlocking the Science and Soul of Team Chemistry, by Joan Ryan
- The Cactus League, by Emily Nemens
- Rosenblatt Stadium: Essays and Memories of Omaha’s Historic Ballpark, 1948-2012, edited by Kevin Warneke, Libby Krecek, Bill Lamberty, Gary Rosenberg
- The Called Shot: Babe Ruth, The Chicago Cubs, & The Unforgettable Major League Baseball Season of 1932, by Thomas Wolf
- Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid, by Willie Mays and John Shea
- The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, by Anika Orrock
- Gotham Baseball: New York’s All-Time Team, by Mark C. Healey
- The Man Who Made Babe Ruth: Brother Matthias of St. Mary’s School, by Brian Martin
- The Hall Ball: One Fan’s Journey to Unite Cooperstown Immortals with a Single Baseball, by Ralph Carhart
- George “Mooney” Gibson: Canadian Catcher for the Deadball Era Pirates, by Richard C. Armstrong and Martin Healy Jr.
- Billy Ball: Billy Martin and the Resurrection of the Oakland A’s, by Dale Tafoya
- Summer Baseball Nation: Nine Days in the Wood Bat Leagues, by Will Geoghegan
- Bouton: The Life of a Baseball Original, by Mitchell Nathanson
- Isabel “Lefty” Alvarez: The Improbable Life of a Cuban American Baseball Star, by Kat D. Williams
- Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between, by Eric Nusbaum
- Last Ride of the Iron Horse: How Lou Gehrig Fought ALS to Play One Final Championship Season, by Dan Joseph
- Future Value: The Battle for Baseball’s Soul and How Teams Will Find the Next Superstar, by Eric Longenhagen and Kiley McDaniel
- A Fan’s Guide to Baseball Analytics: Why WAR, WHIP, wOBA, and Other Advanced Sabermetrics Are Essential to Understanding Modern Baseball, by Anthony Castrovince
- Hall of Name: Baseball’s Most Magnificent Monikers from ‘The Only Nolan’ to ‘Van Lingle Mungo’ and More, by D.B. Firstman
To view previous listings in The SABR Bookshelf, click here.
Originally published: May 12, 2020. Last Updated: May 29, 2020.