"Belongs on your baseball bookshelf. . . . Through these biographies we get a long, loving look at a special era of American baseball. . . . It was a time when baseball truly was the only American sport. . . . The beauty of this volume is that this is only the first. The American League counterpart is coming." --News Journal (Mansfield, OH)
About the Author
Tom Simon is the award-winning editor of Green Mountain Boys of Summer: Vermonters in the Major Leagues, 1882-1993
The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) was founded in Cooperstown, New York, in 1971 and has thousands of members across the country. Its various research committees promote and preserve the history of the game as has no other organization in American sports. SABR (www.sabr.org) is now based in Cleveland, Ohio.