The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team
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What would happen if two statistics-minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball team? It’s the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies — with real players, in a … Read More

I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love
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In the aftermath of the Steroid Era that stained the game of baseball, at a time when so many players are so rich and therefore have a sense of entitlement that they haven’t earned, ESPN baseball commentator Tim Kurkjian shows … Read More

The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
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Yahoo’s lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports—the pitching arm—and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors. Every year, Major League Baseball spends … Read More

The Art of Scouting: Seven Decades Chasing Hopes and Dreams in Major League Baseball
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See larger image The Art of Scouting: Seven Decades Chasing Hopes and Dreams in Major League Baseball New From: $16.63 USD In Stock From the Publisher: The heart and soul of Kansas City’s major league baseball franchise is a 5-foot-6 … Read More

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (Michael Lewis)
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From the Publisher:  Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only “the … Read More

The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers
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The incredible inside story of power, money, and baseball’s last twenty years In the fall of 1992, America’s National Pastime is in crisis and already on the path to the unthinkable: cancelling a World Series for the first time in … Read More

Fred Claire: My 30 Years in Dodger Blue
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Al Campanis’ appearance on Nightline, the selling of the Dodgers to corporate giant Fox and the trading of Mike Piazza. All great stories that have never been fully told, but are now laid bare by a man who was privy … Read More

Hi, Anybody! Why I Love Baseball and What I’d Do to Fix It
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Hi, everybody, and welcome …. Those signature sign-on words from Hall of Fame broadcaster Denny Matthews have signaled the start of summer for Kansas City Royals baseball fans for five decades. Since the first day of the club s inception … Read More

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