The SABR Bookshelf: Winter 2019

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 Winter 2019:

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


Winter 2019

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

  • Time for Expansion Baseball, edited by Maxwell Kates and Bill Nowlin
  • Base Ball’s 19th Century “Winter” Meetings, 1857-1900, edited by Jeremy K. Hodges and Bill Nowlin
  • 1995 Cleveland Indians: The Sleeping Giant Awakes, edited by Joseph Wancho
  • Charles Ebbets: The Man Behind the Dodgers and Brooklyn’s Beloved Ballpark, by John G. Zinn
  • The Days of Rube, Matty, Honus and Ty: Secens from the Early Deadball Era, 1904-1907, by Chuck Kimberly
  • Bobby Maduro and the Cuban Sugar Kings, by Lou Hernandez
  • The Last Yankee Dodgers: Fred Kipp, from Brooklyn to Los Angeles and the Bronx, by Fred Kipp and Scott Kipp
  • Last Seasons in Havana: The Castro Revolution and the End of Professional Baseball in Cuba, by Cesar Brioso
  • K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches, by Tyler Kepner
  • 108 Stiches, by Ron Darling
  • The New York Yankees in Popular Culture, edited by David Krell
  • The Cleveland Indians, 1946-1960, by Shawn Eckhart
  • San Diego’s First Padres and “The Kid”: The Story of the Remarkable 1936 San Diego Padres and Ted Williams’ Professional Baseball Debut, by Tom Larwin, Carlos Bauer, Dan Boyle, Frank Myers, and Larry Zuckerman
  • Great American Baseball Stories, edited by Jeff Silverman

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

Originally published: February 5, 2019. Last Updated: August 21, 2020.