UPDATE: All Book Reviews have been moved to our site, KnupSports HERE.
It is my hope to read each of these books this year along with some new ones from 2018. I am fortunate enough to have two publishers that are sending me copies of books about to be released. I will add them as I finish the review. Check out our book reviews are KnupSports.
The following books have been named as Finalists for the 2017 CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year:
Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character * Marty Appel MY BOOK REVIEW HERE
Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swinging A’s * Jason Turbow
Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame that Lasted Forever * Kevin Cook * Henry Holt
Lefty O’Doul: Baseball’s Forgotten Ambassador * Dennis Snelling
Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son * Paul Dickson
Lost Ballparks * Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos
The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic * Richard Sandomir
Smart Baseball: The Story behind the Old Stats that Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones that are Running It, and the Right Way to Think about Baseball * Keith Law * William Morrow
The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s Most Historic Record * John Eisenberg
The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball’s Golden Age * Sridhar Pappu
I am always looking for sports books to read. If you have any to loan or give away, I would be pleased to read it.