The SABR Bookshelf: Winter 2020

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

Click here to view The SABR Bookshelf listings for Winter 2020

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 2020

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

  • The Glorious Beaneaters of the 1890s, edited by Bob LeMoine and Bill Nowlin
  • Do It for Chappie: The Ray Chapman Tragedy, by Rick Swaine
  • War Fever: Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War, by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith
  • The Cup of Coffee Club: 11 Players and Their Brush with Baseball History, by Jacob Kornhauser
  • Tony Oliva: The Life and Times of a Minnesota Twins Legend, by Thom Henninger
  • The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife, by Brad Balukjian
  • Issei Baseball: The Story of the First Japanese American Ballplayers, by Robert K. Fitts
  • The New York Mets All-Time All-Stars: The Best Players at Each Position for the Amazin’s, by Brian Wright
  • The Negro Leagues Were Major Leagues: Historians Reappraise Black Baseball, edited by Todd Peterson
  • Cum Posey of the Homestead Grays: A Biography of the Negro Leagues Owner and Hall of Famer, by James E. Overmyer
  • John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to World Series Champion, by John Cangelosi and K.P. Wee

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

Originally published: February 26, 2020. Last Updated: August 21, 2020.