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The 50 Greatest Baseball Books of All Time

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.06.2015 | Sports
Peter Dreier

The baseball season is now upon us. "Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball," wrote Columbia University scholar Jacques Barzun in 1954.

Take Me Out to the Bookstore: A Pair of New Baseball Books Touch All the Bases

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.17.2012 | Sports
Tony Sachs

I mean, how can true fans find time to read a whole book about the game, let alone two? But The Juju Rules by Hart Seely and The Baseball Maniac's Almanac are too good to wait for November to check out.

The Top 25 Baseball Books for Your Desert Island

Jeff Polman | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Jeff Polman

I thought this spring would be a fine time to take stock of my home archive and pluck out the top 25 baseball volumes I would like to have in a steamer trunk if my cruise ship to the Caribbean World Series ever runs into a hurricane and dumps me on a very remote, satellite dish-free atoll.

My Four Favorite Baseball Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 12.04.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

One team in baseball's postseason will win four World Series games this month, so I thought I'd take advantage of that number by naming my four favorite baseball novels.

Christmas Gifts 2010: Must Have Holiday Sports Gifts

Nick Benas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nick Benas

If you are shopping for yourself or another baseball fan this holiday season, there are two books you must have: The Batting Stance Guy: A love letter...

World Series 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tonight, the MLB World Series 2010 begins as the Rangers take on the Giants at home in San Francisco. Earlier this summer, in honor of the Major Leagu...

The Legacy of Ball Four

Ron Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ron Kaplan

Once upon a time athletes were idolized on a level reserved for presidents, war heroes, and explorers. Today, with the advent of reality TV and gossip-mongering magazines, it seems there's little use for "nice" stories.

16 Of The Greatest Books About Baseball (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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-Sta...

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Meets Any Given Sunday

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

You don't have to love baseball or Brooklyn to love Diamond Ruby. I've never watched a full baseball game in my life, but the only thing I didn't love about this book was finishing it.