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
The following is an excerpt from Isabel “Lefty” Alvarez: The Improbable Life of a Cuban American Baseball Star by Kat D. Williams (May 2020). Chapter 2:Refashioning Lefty I was always confused about what to do. Play ball or wear pretty dresses. … Continue reading Excerpt: Isabel “Lefty” Alvarez
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Last Seasons in Havana: The Castro Revolution and the End of Professional Baseball in Cuba (Nebraska, 2019) by … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Last Seasons in Havana!