Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This June we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Amy Essington’s The Integration of the Pacific Coast League! About the Book: While Jackie Robinson’s 1947 season with … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Integration of the Pacific Coast League!
UNP in the News Director Donna Shear discusses scholarly publishing in CHOICE. Books Haig’s Coup: How Richard Nixon’s Closest Aide Forced Him from Office Ray Locker Review in Foreword Reviews: “The book moves almost daily through Haig’s tenure in the White House, … Continue reading News and Reviews
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The following is an excerpt from When Big Data Was Small: My Life in Baseball Analytics and Drug Design by Richard D. Cramer (May 2019). Cramer started analyzing baseball statistics in the mid-1960s, after graduating from Harvard and MIT, and by 1969 … Continue reading Excerpt: When Big Data Was Small
Author Honors Margaret Jacobs Author a earned membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Books Almost Yankees The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of J. David Herman Feature on MiLB: “Almost Yankees … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following is an excerpt from Doc, Donnie, the Kid, and Billy Brawl: How the 1985 Mets and Yankees Fought for New York’s Baseball Soul by Chris Donnelly (April 2019). From Chapter 2: “Never Played the Game” Three years. That … Continue reading Excerpt: Doc, Donnie, the Kid, and Billy Brawl
Books The Hole Truth Determining the Greatest Players in Golf Using Sabermetrics Bill Felber Review on Golf: “This exercise is fun and well-written. Whether it will convince you which golfer is better at or over a given time period remains … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following is an excerpt from When the Crowd Didn’t Roar: How Baseball’s Strangest Game Ever Gave a Broken City Hope (April 2019) by Kevin Cowherd. From the Prologue Adam Jones awakens from a fitful sleep and gazes at the … Continue reading Excerpt: When the Crowd Didn’t Roar
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Alou: My Baseball Journey by Felipe Alou with Peter Kerasotis. About the Book: Growing up in a tiny shack … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Alou!
Books Our American Story: The Search for a Shared National Narrative Joshua A. Claybourn Reviewed by Kirkus: “Edited by attorney Claybourn, this collection addresses the possibility of a shared narrative within a country divided by political polarization… A mixed-bag collection … Continue reading News and Reviews