The SABR Bookshelf: Spring 2022

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


Spring 2022

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

  • Dominicans in the Major Leagues, edited by Bill Nowlin and Julio M. Rodriguez
  • Hebrew Hammer: A Biography of Al Rosen, All-Star Third Baseman, by Joseph Wancho
  • Black Stats Matter: Integrating Negro League Numbers into Major League Records, by Philip Lee
  • Stumbling around the Bases: The American League’s Mismanagement in the Expansion Eras, by Andy McCue
  • Baseball Rebels: The Players, People, and Social Movements That Shook Up the Game and Changed America, by Peter Dreier and Robert Elias
  • Stolen Dreams: The 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars and Little League Baseball’s Civil War, by Chris Lamb
  • Red Barber: The Life and Legacy of a Broadcasting Legend, by Judith R. Hiltner and James R. Walker
  • Lefty and Tim: How Steve Carlton and Tim McCarver Became Baseball’s Best Battery, by William C. Kashatus
  • Charlie Murphy: The Iconoclastic Showman behind the Chicago Cubs, by Jason Cannon
  • The Umpire Is Out: Calling the Game and Living My True Self, by Dale Scott and Rob Neyer
  • Pinnacle on the Mound: Cy Young Award Winners Talk Baseball, by Doug Wedge
  • Whispers of the Gods: Tales from Baseball’s Golden Age, Told by the Men Who Played It, by Peter Golenbock
  • The Saga of Sudden Sam: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Sam McDowell, by Sam McDowell with Martin Gitlin
  • Classic Baseball: Timeless Tales, Immortal Moments, by John Rosengren
  • Historic Ballparks of the Twin Cities, by Dale Scott and Stew Thornley
  • Gabe Paul: The Long Road to the Bronx Zoo, by William A. Cook
  • Joe Nuxhall: The Old Lefthander & Me: My Conversations with Joe Nuxhall About the Reds, Baseball & Broadcasting, by John Kiesewetter
  • Chili Dog MVP: Dick Allen, The 1972 White Sox and A Transforming Chicago, by John Owens and David Fletcher
  • Meditations in Panic City, by Roger Cormier
  • Victory on Two Fronts: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball through the World War II Era, by Scott Longert
  • It Happened in Boston: Harry & George Wright’s Creation of Professional Baseball in the Year 1872, by Wayne Soini

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

Originally published: March 23, 2022. Last Updated: June 22, 2022.