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April 2003

Baseball People: Aaron to Zimmer

The cover of And the Skipper Bats Cleanup by Fred Stein

A small sample from the Library’s huge collection of books about baseball players, managers, umpires, and commissioners

And the Skipper Bats Cleanup: A History of the Baseball Player-Manager, with 42 Biographies of Men Who Filled the Dual Role
Fred Stein
796.357092 S8191 2002

In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People
George Gmelch
796.357092 G569 1998
Vendors, groundskeepers, and others who work in the stadiums

Inside Pitch: Life in Professional Baseball
George Gmelch.
796.35764 G569 2001

Umpires: Classic Baseball Stories from the Men Who Made the Calls
John C. Skipper
796.357309 S628 1997

Voices from the Pastime: Oral Histories of Surviving Major Leaguers, Negro Leaguers, Cuban Leaguers, and Writers, 1920–1934
Nick Wilson.
796.357092 W751 2000

We Played the Game: Memories of Baseball’s Greatest Era, by Brooks Robinson… and Fifty-Five More Legends of the Majors
Edited by Danny Peary
796.357097 qW361 2002

I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story
Henry Aaron with Lonnie Wheeler
796.357092 A113Za, 1991

Yogi: It Ain’t Over
Yogi Berra with Tom Horton
796.357 B533Zb

Barry Bonds: Baseball’s Superman
Steven Travers
796.357092 B711Zt 2002

Roberto Clemente: The Great One
Bruce Markusen
796.357092 C626Zma 1998

Joe DiMaggio: The Hero’s Life
Richard Ben Cramer
796.357092 D582Zc 2000

Lou Gehrig: An American Classic
Richard Bak
796.357092 qG311Zb, 1995

Shoeless: The Life and Times of Joe Jackson
David L. Fleitz
796.357 J13Zf 2001

Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy
Jane Leavy
796.357092 K88ZL 2002

Al Lopez: The Life of Baseball’s El Señor
Wes Singletary
796.357092 L864Zs 1999

All My Octobers: My Memories of Twelve World Series When the Yankees Ruled Baseball
Mickey Mantle with Mickey Herskowitz
796.357646 M292Zm, 1994

Pitchin’ Man: Satchel Paige’s Own Story
Leroy Satchel Paige as told to Hal Lebovitz
796.357092 P142Zp, 1992

The Only Way I Know
Cal Ripken, Jr., and Mike Bryan
796.357092 R588Zri3 1997

Jackie Robinson: A Biography
Arnold Rampersad
796.357092 R662Zra, 1997

The Life That Ruth Built: A Biography
Marshall Smelser
796.35764 R974Zsm

All Roads Lead to October: Boss Steinbrenner’s 25-Year Reign Over the New York Yankees
Maury Allen
796.35764 N532Za 2000

The Last Commissioner: A Baseball Valentine
Fay Vincent
796.357092 V771Zv 2002

I Remember Ted Williams: Anecdotes and Memories of Baseball’s Splendid Splinter by the Players and People Who Knew Him
Compiled by David Cataneo
796.357092 W727Zi 2002

Zim: A Baseball Life
Don Zimmer with Bill Madden
796.357092 Z72Zz 2001