This July will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In celebration of this enormous milestone the University of Nebraska Press is offering a 50% discount on its celebrated spaceflight books. From the unsung heroes of mission … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796 Jean-Baptiste Truteau Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie, Douglas R. Parks, and Robert Vézina Praise from Anthropological Lingustics: “This magnificent edition is the fruit of many … Continue reading News and Reviews
David Naze is the dean of academic excellence and support at Joliet Junior College. His book Reclaiming 42: Public Memory and the Reframing of Jackie Robinson’s Radical Legacy is available now. What Would Jackie Robinson Think? In April 2019, Chicago White … Continue reading From the Desk of David Naze: What Would Jackie Robinson Think?
The annual convention of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) begins today in San Diego and will last through the weekend. Open to all baseball fans, the meeting includes top featured speakers from around the baseball world—front office executives, players, managers, … Continue reading SABR49
Books No Place I Would Rather Be Roger Angell and a Life in Baseball Writing Joe Bonomo Praised in America Magazine: “Of the recent books I have read about baseball, Joe Bonomo’s book chronicling the career of Roger Angell, No … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books It’s My Country Too Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution of Afghanistan Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow Praised by The Wrath-Bearing Tree: “In It’s My Country Too, there are stories about women in all the branches of military service, … Continue reading News and Reviews
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