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No shortage of topics for baseball history books

TweetRobert Birnbaum surveys newly-released baseball books at The Daily Beast – many of them in an historical vein, of course — and as usual I came across something unanticipated and refreshingly welcome.
In addition to Stuart Banner’s history of the antitrust exemption, Dennis D’Agostino’s salute to legendary baseball writers and Robert Weintraub’s examination of the immediate [...]

A pause before the World Series

TweetOne day between the National League Championship Series and the World Series is what’s been allotted, enough time for the Detroit Tigers to fly west for Game 1 tomorrow night against the San Francisco Giants.
Time — television time, to be specific — is all that matters now.
This clip from the “Baseball’s Golden Age” series has [...]