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Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend by Larry Tye

May 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Book Review, Your Turn

Dave White, a Books on Baseball friend, has been kind enough to review one of his favorite baseball books, Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend by Larry Tye.  Your Turn is a regular feature of Books on Baseball that spotlights our BoB friends as guest book reviewers.  Thanks Dave! Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige […]

Henry Aaron’s 715th – April 8, 1974

April 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball History, Baseball Writing

A black man is getting a standing ovation in the Deep South for breaking the record of the all time idol of baseball. This is a great moment for all of us”  … Vin Scully Although many memories are hazy after thirty some years, I can still vividly remember where I was when Henry Aaron […]

Casey Awards

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball Writing

Earlier this month,  Spitball Literary Magazine awarded its 2009 CASEY Award for baseball writing excellence.  In 1983 Spitball established the CASEY Award to honor the authors and publishers of the best baseball books published each year.  The CASEY was the first award of its kind, and it is widely recognized as the most prestigious award that a […]

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