For The Week magazine, he named his six favorite baseball books. One title on the list:
Game Time by Roger Angell (Harvest, $15).Read about another book on Werner's list.
Any list of this kind should include the writings of Angell, the finest sportswriter of our era. This compilation happens to include his 2001 prediction that Fenway Park would be torn down as soon as the “new management” found a place to put “a nice, modern $500 million park with luxury suites and limo parking.” Angell is a great writer, but I didn’t claim he is a prophet!