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16 Of The Greatest Books About Baseball (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 07/13/10 08:18 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:00 PM ET

What better reading could there be in the thick of the summer than books on our national pastime? As we look forward to tonight's Major League All-Star game, we thought it was a great time to look back at some of the best baseball writing out there. Below, a list of some great baseball bios and great baseball writing. Let us know your favorites!

"Cobb" by Al Stump
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While baseball great Ty Cobb already had a bad reputation for his combative nature, this biography reveals gruesome details including his mother's murder of his father and Cobb's wife beating, alcoholism and racial bigotry.
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