John Smoltz was dominant on the mound as both a starter and a closer. Off the field, he wouldn’t play for any team that wouldn’t let him golf, and he likes to joke around, even with his Hall of Fame teammates.
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.
Former umpire Al Clark has seen his share of memorable moments on the diamond, and he’s experienced not-so-great moments off the field. He shares them all in the book ‘Called Out But Safe: A Baseball Umpire’s Journey.’