Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Ten great baseball books

At B&N Reads Jeff Somers tagged ten top baseball books, including:
Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character, by Marty Appel

You might think you know everything there is to know about the legendary Yankees manager Stengel, who steered the team through their second most famous incarnation during the Mantle and Maris years. But Appel has access to an unpublished memoir written by Stengel’s widow as well as a deep dive into contemporary news clippings and interviews with Stengel’s peers and the players he managed, resulting in a revelatory glimpse of one of baseball’s most famous personalities.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue