"Roger Kahn met Jack Dempsey in the 1950s. Kahn portrays the boxer and the era with affection. He refers to Runyon, Lardner, Rice, McGeehan, et al for on-the-spot reporting of bouts. Kahn also wrote many baseball books: The Boys of Summer, Good Enough to Dream, etc."
"Who won the first World Series? Why did they sell Babe Ruth? Learn about Teddy Ballgame, Johnny Pesky, disappointment, and joy (2004). Great for Red Sox (and baseball history) fans. Also Dynasty, Wrigleyville, Bums."
"Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak; Ted Williams hits .406; Tommy Henrich, Mickey Owen, and Game 4 of the World Series; all part of baseball in 1941. Creamer also authored biographies of Babe Ruth and Casey Stengel."