Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Top 10 Baseball Songs of All Time

June 1, 2010 by  
Filed under "Best of" Lists, Miscellaneous

Last week, Books on Baseball posted an article suggesting Centerfield by John Fogerty might be the best baseball song of all time.  The reaction to that article was wonderful.  You provided many other song suggestions as “the best”.  To followup, we decided to compile a BoB Top 10 Best Baseball Song list. To do this, we have […]

Top 10 Unbreakable Baseball Records — Do You Agree?

How can anyone pick a Top 10 list of Unbreakable Baseball Records.  It isn’t easy, but boy was it fun!  There is a saying that if you watch baseball, you’ll see something almost every day that has never been done before.  Recently, the Mets won two consecutive games with walk-off home runs by two different […]

SN Top 100 Players: Babe Ruth

April 21, 2010 by  
Filed under "Best of" Lists

About 10 years ago, The Sporting News came out with a list of its top 100 baseball players of all time.  As you can imagine, the process of selecting the best players and putting them in a specific order is quite subjective.  If the vote were taken today, you might even imagine some of today’s […]

Yankees vs. Red Sox: The Rivalry

April 3, 2010 by  
Filed under "Best of" Lists

“Best of” Baseball Books on the Yankees / Red Sox rivalry. As we count down to Sunday night’s opening game of the season, baseball’s biggest rivalry begins anew.  Will the Yankees defend their championship?  Did the Red Sox reload in the offseason to make a run at the World Series? There are a number of excellent […]

“Best” Baseball Books Adapted into Movies

March 29, 2010 by  
Filed under "Best of" Lists

The great thing about “Best of” lists is that they produce vigorous debate. I recently watched Field of Dreams for the umteenth time and that got me to thinking about which baseball books have been successfully adpated into baseball movies.  Of course, a notable example is the movie Field of Dreams which was adapted from the book […]

“Best of” Baseball Novels

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under "Best of" Lists

The Hardball Cooperative enlisted a panel of baseball writing experts, both from within and beyond their ranks, to weigh in on the best baseball books of all time. This group of eight considered baseball Novels and, surprise, surprise, with only one exception, each came up with a different personal favorite.  Author Mark Harris had two of his […]

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