Jake Fakes It; Grandpa Flies Again; The Metropolitans Take Charge | Middle Grade Fiction

Listen in on fun and flying middle grade fiction.

Ballpark Dreams: Biographies and Histories That Will Be of Interest All Yearlong

Bjarkman’s book is revelation; Kenny delivers an entertaining read for the all-around baseball fan; Kurkjian’s thoughtful approach shows why the game fascinates legions of fans; anyone interested in baseball’s legacy will enjoy Lindbergh and Miller’s account.

Baseball’s Varied History: Known and Little-Known Heroes | Sports Reviews, February 15, 2015

The first executive director of the Major League Baseball Player Association, a short and enthralling history of known and little-known players, a different angle on America’s pastime, a book for baseball fans with an interest in the business side of the game.

Baseball and Faith | May 1, 2013

Reviews of sports titles that also address spirituality.

Audio Reviews | March 1, 2013

Reviews of H.W. Brands’s The Man Who Saved the Union, R.A. Dickey & Wayne Coffey’s Wherever I Wind Up, and William Souder’s On a Farther Shore, plus a full list of audiobook reviews in the March 1 issue.

Spring Baseball Roster | February 15, 2013 (With Two Online-Only Reviews Added)

Everything you need to read up on America’s favorite pastime this spring.

Chris Ballard on One Shot at Forever | Tantorious

Chris Ballard is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated and was a 2012 National Magazine Award finalist. He is the author of The Art of a Beautiful Game, The Butterfly Hunter, and Hoops Nation. His new book, One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season, tells the inspirational story of a high-school baseball team from rural Illinois in 1971. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to become the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a distinction that still stands. Tantorious is a semi-monthly podcast series featuring interviews with well-known authors, hosted by Allan Hoving and presented by Tantor Audio.

Video Reviews, September 15, 2012

Reviews of The Forsyte Saga Collection, Ballplayer: Pelotero, and No Job for a Woman, plus a full list of video reviews in the Sept. 15 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Extra Innings | Additions to LJ’s Annual Baseball Roundup

Xpress Reviews: Extra Innings | Additions to LJ’s Annual Baseball Roundup

Baseball Prospects: 22 New Spring Titles, February 1, 2012

Baseball Prospects: 22 New Spring Titles, February 1, 2012