From the Desk of Tim Wendel: Under the Spell of Havana

Tim Wendel is the acclaimed author of fourteen books, including Escape from Castro’s Cuba (Nebraska, 2021), Castro’s Curveball (Bison Books, 2006) and Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball—and America—Forever. He is a founding editor of USA Today Baseball Weekly and a writer in … Continue reading From the Desk of Tim Wendel: Under the Spell of Havana

From the Desk of Thomas Wolf: Starting with a Convict, Compassion, and the Cubs

Thomas Wolf has written numerous articles on baseball history and is the coauthor of Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America’s Heartland. The Called Shot: Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the Unforgettable Major League Baseball Season of 1932 is now available. On … Continue reading From the Desk of Thomas Wolf: Starting with a Convict, Compassion, and the Cubs

Robert Fitts at Home: On Writing and Japanese Baseball History

Robert Fitts is the author of Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami, the First Japanese Major Leaguer (Nebraska, 2015), Wally Yonamine: The Man Who Changed Baseball (Nebraska, 2008), and Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage, and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan (Nebraska, 2012), winner … Continue reading Robert Fitts at Home: On Writing and Japanese Baseball History