Best Baseball Books of 2014: Part I

In an annual tradition at SCD, Dan Schlossberg provides his list of the best baseball books produced in the previous 12 months. In the first of two parts, here are the Top 25. Read More

Best Baseball Books of 2013 – Part II

From Mark Fidrych to Willie Stargell, 2013’s baseball books cover nearly every topic imaginable – and they are all fun to read! Here’s the conclusion to SCD’s annual Best of the Year list. Read More

Save Some Shelf Space: Best Baseball Books of 2013

Among the best baseball books published this year were two on Ted Williams and one each on Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg and the DiMaggios – superstars long before the advent of World War II. Check these out and two dozen more in this review. Read More

SCD’s annual wrap-up of best baseball books

While the number of baseball card companies is shrinking, the competition among baseball book publishers is rising so fast that it must be related to global warming. Good baseball books are guaranteed to keep readers warm all winter – even in cities where snow lingers past Opening Day.

   Although dozens of good books surfaced in 2007, ranking them was no easy task. They fall into different categories – from biographies to histories and reference works – and come in various sizes, shapes and price ranges. Some are part of a series, others are annuals. Many are timed to coincide with anniversaries, such as the 50th anniversary of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut. Read More