Baseball Book Draft – Podcast Reading List

This reading list accompanies our baseball book podcast with Baseball by the Book‘s Justin McGuire.

Here’s the link to the podcast.

All title links track through to Amazon (where available in the UK), where you can add them to your wish list or maybe even treat yourself!


Glory of Their Times by Lawrence Ritter

Baseball’s Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy by Jules Tygiel

Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty by Charles Leerhsen

The Iowa Baseball Confederacy by W P Kinsella

The Road to Omaha by Ryan McGee

Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball’s Longest Game by Dan Barry

The Bad Guys Won by Jeff Pearlman

Up, Up, & Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, Le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball & the Ill-Fated But Unforgettable Montreal Expos by Jonah Keri


The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports by Jeff Passan

You Gotta Have Wa by Robert Whiting

Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life in the Minor Leagues of Baseball by John Feinstein

Ball Four by Jim Bouton


The Only Rule Is It Has to Work by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Prophet of the Sandlots: Journeys With a Major League Scout by Mark Winegardner

Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend by James S. Hirsch

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