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10 Great Books For Baseball Fans

Stark Hunter "teacher and writer"
The list author says: "I remember when baseball was the National Pastime in this country. Not anymore! In the 21st Century, other "things" have replaced it... like soccer (God help us), random shootings (Jesus help us) and Internet pornography. (again, heaven help us). So if you'd like to return to simpler, more moral times, then feast your eyes on one of these books about Baseball! You will not strike out with any of these!"
Through a Blue Lens: The Brooklyn Dodger Photographs of Barney Stein 1937-1957
Through a Blue Lens: The Brooklyn Dodger Photographs of Barney Stein 1937-1957
"An amazing pictorial book about the "Boys of Summer." If you are a Dodgers fan, this is a must! Wonderful photos by Barney Stein during the glory days of Brooklyn."
Yankee Stadium: Drama, Glamor, and Glory
Yankee Stadium: Drama, Glamor, and Glory
"A fascinating read with numerous photos about the history of Yankee Stadium. This will make a great addition to your sports library."
Summer in the City: New York Baseball 1947-1957
Summer in the City: New York Baseball 1947-1957
"Another outstanding pictorial concerning the golden years of New York City baseball from post World War 2 until 1957, when the Dodgers and Giants left the "Big Apple." Highly recommended to baseball fans."
The Boys of Summer (Harperperennial Modern Classics)
The Boys of Summer (Harperperennial Modern Classics)
"This interesting, but dated, expose' on the 1950's Dodgers is now considered a "classic" and is must reading for any baseball fan."
Ball Four: Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Ball Four: Twentieth Anniversary Edition
"Another classic baseball book. Bouton tells of his exploits from the 1969 season with  the Seatle Pilots. Raw, interesting and funny."
Babe: The Legend Comes to Life
Babe: The Legend Comes to Life
"Any baseball book collection is incomplete without this classic biography about the most fascinating baseball player in history- The Babe! George Herman Ruth. Absolutely fantastic reading!"
The Storytellers: From Mel Allen to Bob Costas : Sixty Years of Baseball Tales from the Broadcast Booth
The Storytellers: From Mel Allen to Bob Costas : Sixty Years of Baseball Tales from the Broadcast Booth
"Fascinating book about baseball history as told in anecdotes by the broadcasters who witnessed all the great players and events down through the decades."
The Glory Days: New York Baseball 1947-1957
The Glory Days: New York Baseball 1947-1957
"Another great book about baseball's golden decade- the 1950's."
Rickey and Robinson: The Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Barrier
Rickey and Robinson: The Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Barrier
"One of my favorite baseball books. In fact, I make my English students read the first chapter as a homework assignment. Inspiring and essential. "Where have you gone, Jackie Robinson?""
Baseball - A Film By Ken Burns
Baseball - A Film By Ken Burns
"I realize these are not books, but if you love baseball, this collection of DVD's by documentary film maker Ken Burns will be a treasure to you. An absolute must for any baseball fan. This collection is worth every penny! A++++++++++"