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
“Veeck as in Wreck” by Bill Veeck and “The Boys of Summer” by Roger Kahn