Recommended Reading

Here is a list of baseball/sports books I have read that I would recommend you check out as well. I will post reviews from time to time on the site, so check back often. Also, email me or tweet any questions or feedback as you go through the list. Here goes….

Recommended Reading List:

100 Things Cardinals Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die by Derrick Goold

Flip Flop Fly Ball: An Infographic Baseball Adventure by Craig Robinson

Stan the Man: The Life and Times of Stan Musial by Wayne Stewart

The Gashouse Gang: How Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Ricky, Pepper Martin, and Their Colorful Come-from-Behind Ballclub Won the World Series–and America’s Heart–During the Great Depression by John Heidenry

The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the end of America’s Childhood by Jane Leavy

2011 Ron Shandler’s Baseball Forecaster¬† (yes I have a little SABR geek in me)

Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards by Josh Wilker

Fantasy Land by Seth Walker

Fathers & Sons & Sports compilation of writers published by ESPN

On my list to Read:

Horns, Hogs, & Nixon Coming: Texas vs. Arkansas in Dixie’s Last Stand by Terry Frei (have I mentioned I”m also an avid Longhorn football fan?)

The Rocket that Fell to Earth: Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality by Jeff Pearlman


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