The Essential Baseball Library
Compiled by Dennis LePore and Steve Johnson
Note: some of the links are unfinished.
Anthologies | Ballparks | Biographies
Fiction | General | History | Humor
Minor Leagues | Negro Leagues | Oral History
Pictorials | Reference
Seasonal Histories | Team Histories
The Sandlot Shrink would like to thank the following SABR members for their input:
Mike Shannon, editor of Spitball Magazine and author of two noteworthy books, Diamond Classics: Essays on 100 of the Best Baseball Books Ever Published and Baseball: The Writers Game.
Morris Eckhouse, Executive Director of the Society for American Baseball Research (440-575-0500).
Dick Derby, owner of Yannigan's Baseball Memories, where many of the above books can be found (440-899-2678).
Ted Diadiun, former sports editor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Herb Moss, SABR member.
Guide to Baseball Literature edited by Anton Grobani (1975).
Baseball: A Comprehensive Bibliography, Supplement 1 edited by Myron J. Smith (1993).
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