Archive for the 'Books and Authors' Category

With a blast from the past, some old baseball writing inspires some new baseball writing.

A baseball stathead’s beginner’s book that isn’t just for beginners.

Women have been writing terrific stories about baseball essentially since the sport began.

With his debut book, Jay Jaffe has the Baseball Hall of Fame covered from every possible angle.

Diving into the details of the book on, and by, one of baseball’s all-time best managers.

A mostly forgotten baseball novel reminds us what has changed — and hasn’t.

Who knows what the game will look like in the future, but people need to try harder.

Author Paul Dickson answers some questions on his new book about Leo Durocher.

Keith Law’s new book is a comprehensive guide of the past, present and future of baseball statistics.

The game comes alive in ways both comfortable and un-comfortable in Fowles’ new book.

The sport has been at the frontier of many changes, including some of the words we use all the time

The book is a classic, even if some of its stories are flawed.

A former pitcher’s new book rivals those of Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan

For the first time online, here is Jeff’s essay from THT 2017.

Taking an inside look at the contents of this year’s book, as well as some select story excerpts.

A lot of people claim they played minor league baseball. Some really did.

Looking back at an important memoir.

Sometimes, there really is no “next time.”

The strike that halted baseball for half a summer reverberates today.

Add stats-y commentators to indy-league ball, shake vigorously.