The SABR Bookshelf: Summer 2016

Periodically throughout the year, publishes The SABR Bookshelf, a listing of new books that are received at the SABR office.

Here are The SABR Bookshelf listings for Summer 2016:

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 — 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.

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Summer 2016

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

  • Tigers by the Tale: Great Games at Michigan & Trumbull, edited by Scott Ferkovich
  • From the Braves to the Brewers: Great Games and Exciting History at Milwaukee’s County Stadium, edited by Gregory H. Wolf
  • Cuban Baseball Legends: Baseball’s Alternative Universe / Leyendas del Béisbol Cubano: El Universo Alternativo del Béisbol, edited by Peter C. Bjarkman and Bill Nowlin, transcribed by Reynaldo Cruz
  • The Baseball Whisperer: A small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams, by Michael Tackett
  • The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton, by Audrey Vernick
  • Herb Pennock: Baseball’s Faultless Pitcher, by Keith Craig
  • Baseball’s Dynasties and the Players Who Built Them, by Jonathan Weeks
  • The Games That Changed Baseball: Milestones in Major League History, by John G. Robertson and Andy Saunders
  • Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball, 1871-2015, by Lou Hernandez
  • From Buck To Pudge: The Evolution of Baseball’s Catcher’s Mitt, 1888-2015, by Richard Macaluso
  • Mets By The Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Amazin’ Mets by Uniform Number, by John Springer and Matthew Silverman
  • Washington Nationals A-Z, by Ann Lambert Good
  • Chris Von der Ahe and the St. Louis Browns, by J. Thomas Hetrick
  • Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died, by Steve Dahl and Dave Hoekstra
  • Bienvenido a Cuba, by Julio Rodriguez

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


Originally published: September 1, 2016. Last Updated: September 1, 2016.