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Books for Baseball's Indian Summer

Jeff Polman | Posted 09.08.2015 | Books
Jeff Polman

Baseball books tend to come out in March or April, along with returning Eastern meadowlarks, daffodils, and the sweet smell of spring training. Quite often, though, I don't get a chance to read new ones until late summer or early autumn

On SABR, Strikers and Deep Research

Jeff Polman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports
Jeff Polman

Members of the MAVBBL, with over 20 teams from Providence, RI to Virginia, spend the entire summer and much of the fall traveling to scattered venues to perform in their vintage, heavy wool uniforms.

2013 Yankees Got You Down? Revisit The Championship Season Of 1947 Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.10.2013 | Books
Tony Sachs

The 2013 New York Yankees: Injuries on top of injuries. Newly penurious owners. A lineup of assorted castoffs and veterans past their prime. Not a pretty picture -- in fact, it looks to be the weakest team the franchise has put on the field in at least two decades.

SABR 42: Right on Target

Jeff Polman | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports
Jeff Polman

It was in the mid-80s and fairly humid, but even though my sun lotion-less arms got burned, I felt nothing. This was only my second SABR convention, and magic was clearly happening.