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!
UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. February Staff Reading List An Orchestra Of Minorities: … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Twenty-five years ago, the rough and rowdy Philadelphia Phillies faced the Toronto Blue Jays in the World Series. William Kashatus recounts the match—and the precluding season—in Macho Row: The 1993 Phillies and Baseball’s Unwritten Code (Nebraska, 2017). The following is an excerpt … Continue reading The 1993 World Series
The following books are now available in paperback. A Game of Their Own: Voices of Contemporary Women in Baseball By Jennifer Ring “This revealing book, which makes an important contribution to sports and women’s history, will interest anyone curious about … Continue reading Now in Paperback: Baseball Edition
The following is an excerpt from Alou: My Baseball Journey (April 2018) by Felipe Alou with Peter Kerasotis. This foreword was written by Pedro Martínez, Hall of Fame pitcher … Continue reading Excerpt: Alou
The following contribution comes from Rick Huhn, associate editor of Pitching to the Pennant: The 1954 Cleveland Indians (Nebraska, 2014). Rick Huhn is also the author of The Sizzler: George Sisler, Baseball’s Forgotten Great and Eddie Collins: A Baseball Biography. After the … Continue reading From the Desk of Rick Huhn: After the Streak
Baseball researcher and author David Vincent died on Sunday in Centreville, Virginia. He was sixty-seven years old. Vincent was a noted historian for the Society for American Baseball Research who specialized in the history of the home run. Nicknamed the … Continue reading Remembering David Vincent