With the All Star Game on the horizon and mid-summer approaching, a triple play of top baseball reads is there for the taking and the reading. From Triumph Publishers comes STRANGERS IN THE BRONX and RED SOX NATION. From Flatiron Books comes BIG DATA BASEBALL. All belong on your sports bookshelf. Continue reading
There have been many inside baseball with a gift for gab; however, in my book no one ever beat Charles Dillon Stengel for his way with words. I was early on in my writing career going around interviewing for one of my baseball books with a letter from a publisher asking that “all professional courtesies be extended to Dr. Harvey Frommer.” Continue reading
Watching NBA high flyers, three point shooters, is a bit like watching pinball machine action in a game controlled by a clock.
And all of this is a far cry from the way things once were. Back in the early years of the league, many games were yawning affairs or stalling contests. Continue reading