Take Me Out To The Ballpark

August 6, 2008

For those of you who can’t get enough of baseball, and you know who you are, here is a list of some very enjoyable baseball -related books, fiction and non-fiction:

Fair Ball: a fan’s case for baseball by Bob Costas

The Entitled by Frank Deford

The Underworld by Don DeLillo

Wait til Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Teammates by David Halberstam

Snow In August by Pete Hamill

Bang The Drum Slowly by Harris

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

Wild Pitch by Mike Lupica

The Natural by Bernard Malamud

Double Play by Robert B. Parker

We Would Have Played For Nothing: baseball stars of the 1950s and 1960s talk about the game they loved by Faye Vincent