Periodically throughout the year, SABR.org publishes listings of new books that are received at the SABR office. This feature is called The SABR Bookshelf, continuing a popular section from the old SABR Bulletin.
Here are The SABR Bookshelf listings for Summer 2013:
To get your NEW book listed on The SABR Bookshelf, make sure a review copy is sent to: The SABR Bookshelf, Society for American Baseball Research, 4455 E. Camelback Rd., Ste. D-140, Phoenix, AZ 85018.
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.
Click the link above for more detailed information on each of these books:
- Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues, by Samuel O. Regalado
- The Little Book of Yankees Evil, by Brook Zelcer
- Arriba Baseball!: A Collection of Latino/a Baseball Fiction, edited by Robert Paul Moreira
- Tough Guy, Gentle Heart, by Felix Millan with Jane Allen Quevedo
- The 1957 San Francisco Seals: End of an Era in the Pacific Coast League, by P.J. Dragseth
- The Shutout in Major League Baseball: A History, by Warren N. Wilbert
- Napoleon Lajoie: King of Ballplayers, by David L. Fleitz
- We Were the All-American Girls: Interviews with Players of the AAGPBL, 1943-1954, by Jim Sargent
- Baseball and the Bottom Line in World War II: Gunning for Profits on the Home Front, by Jeff Obermeyer
- When Baseball Isn’t White, Straight and Male: The Media and Difference in the National Pastime, by Lisa Doris Alexander
- Memories of Winter Ball: Interviews with Players in the Latin American Winter Leagues of the 1950s, by Lou Hernandez
- Spring Training Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Grapefruit and Cactus League Ballparks, Second Edition, by Josh Pahigian
- Baseball’s Creation Myth: Adam Ford, Abner Graves and the Cooperstown Story, by Brian Martin
- Pennant Hopes Dashed by the Homer in the Gloamin’: The Story of How the 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates Blew the National League Pennant, by Ronald T. Waldo
- Eyes on the Sporting Scene 1870-1930: Will and June Ranking, New York’s Sportswriting Brothers, by Pamela A. Bakker
- Burleigh Grimes: Baseball’s Last Legal Spitballer, by Joe Niese
- Base Ball Founders: The Clubs, Players and Cities of the Northeast that Established the Game, edited by Peter Morris, William J. Ryczek, Jan Finkel, Leonard Levin and Richard Malatzky
- Willie Stargell: A Life in Baseball, by Frank Garland
- Ballplayers in the Great War: Newspaper Accounts of Major Leaguers in World War I Military Service, compiled and edited by Jim Leeke
- Baseball’s New Frontier: A History of Expansion, 1961-1998, by Fran Zimniuch
- The Forgotten Marlins: A Tribute to the 1956-1960 Original Miami Marlins, by Sam Zygner
- Pitching for the Stars: My Seasons Across the Color Line, by Jerry Craft and Kathleen Sullivan
- America’s Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation, by Joshua Kendall
- You Can’t Beat the Hours: Umpires in the Deadball Era from 1901-1909, by David W. Anderson
- Research Notes for Women at Play, Volume 2, by Barbara Gregorich
- The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History, by Robert W. Cohen
- Conversations with Coach Wooden: On Baseball, Heroes, and Life, by Gary Adams
- Put It In the Book! A Half-Century of Mets Mania, by Howie Rose with Phil Pepe
- 100 Things Angels Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, by Joe Haakenson
- Pops: The Willie Stargell Story, by Richard “Pete” Peterson
- “Then Bowa Said to Schmidt. . .”: The Greatest Phillies Stories Ever Told, by Robert Gordon
- The Mouth That Roared: My Six Outspoken Decades in Baseball, by Dallas Green
- Speak English! The Rise of Latinos in Baseball, by Rafael Hermoso
- Cleveland Indians Legends, by Russell J. Schneider
- Diamond Madness: Classic Episodes of Rowdyism, Racism and Violence in Major League Baseball, by William A. Cook
- Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the 19th Century, edited by Bill Felber
- The Year of the Blue Snow: The 1964 Philadelphia Phillies, edited by Mel Marmer and Bill Nowlin
- So Many Seasons in the Sun: A Century and More of Conversation with Baseball’s Greatest Clubhouse Managers, by Larry Hogan
- Bud Fowler: Baseball’s First Black Professional, by Jeffrey Michael Laing
- Relentless Pursuit: Pete Rose’s Self-Serving Quest for the All-Time Hits Record – 1983-1986, by Kerry Keene
To see previous listings in the SABR Bookshelf, click here.
Originally published: August 28, 2013. Last Updated: August 28, 2013.