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“For all who care about baseball, character, and leadership, Michael Tackett has brought us the inspiring and unforgettable story of a phenomenal coach and his legacy.”  -Michael ...

“Ralph Kiner was a jewel.  He loved the game of baseball.  He loved to talk baseball.”  -Tom Seaver One of the staples of the long and storied history of baseball on television is...

“The Freedom of Information Act is a critical and sometimes underappreciated tool that allows all of us access to the records of our government.  It was through the act that I obt...

“When he was eight, Dad got into a name-calling fight with the little white girl who lived across the street.  The children’s verbal battle was interrupted when the girl’s father ...

In 1966, Jim Palmer was just 20 years old when he became the youngest pitcher to throw a World Series shutout, helping lead the Baltimore Orioles to their first-ever championship....

“All things considered there are only two kinds of men in the world -- those that stay at home and those that do not.  The second are the most interesting.”  -Rudyard Kipling The ...

What would happen if two statistics-minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball team? It’s the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the l...

“The Cubs became a metaphor for the underdog, the loser, lovable or not, that we as a species can’t help but instinctively pull for.”  -Joe Mantegna, actor "The Last Chicago Cubs ...

“I believe God Almighty hisself would have trouble handling Richie Allen.”  -George Myatt, Philadelphia Phillies’ interim manager, 1969 When the Philadelphia Phillies signed Dick ...

“I’m so proud of what we accomplished in that magical 1986 season and the brotherhood that we still have for one another all these years later.  Enjoy this personal portrayal of o...

“Larry Doby’s trials, and the triumphs that earned him a place in Cooperstown, are a stirring story wonderfully told by Douglas Branson.”  -George F. Will Just eleven weeks after ...

“The Mets are gonna be amazing.”  -Casey Stengel, circa 1975 They were coming off a seemingly endless string of losing records.  They were considered years away from...

How one team embraced tradition and Moneyball at the same time... The St. Louis Cardinals have experienced the kind of success that is rare in baseball.  They not only win, but do...

“Desegregation in baseball was hard on everybody.”  -Monte Irvin, Hall of Famer An extraordinary history of the Negro Leagues and the economic disruptions of desegregating a sport...

A former CIA analyst walked through the Clubhouse door...In The Golden Era of Major League Baseball: A Time of Transition and Integration, Bryan Soderholm-Difatte explores the sign...

“Coming events cast their shadows before.”  -Thomas Campbell, Scottish poetOn January 1, 1966, New York came to a standstill as the city’s transit workers went on strike.  This was...

“Passion is the genesis of genius.”  -GalileoBaseball Immortal: Derek Jeter takes you on a remarkable forty-year journey, letting you step inside the great Yankee shortstop’s life ...

Meet Arnold Hano. He might be the Babe Ruth of writers.Arnold has been published in nine decades, wrote twenty-seven books, sold over a million of them, and penned 500 magazine and...

In February 1947, the most memorable season in the history of the Cuban League finished with a dramatic series win by Almendares against its rival Habana.  As the celebration sprea...

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