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Sports History Files: The baseball strike, 20 years later

TweetHow I enjoy and perceive the game of baseball changed forever 20 years ago this week, when well-heeled major leaguers went on strike. A month later, as pennant races should have been coming to a climax, MLB cancelled not only the regular season, but the playoffs. There would be no World Series for the first […]

Baby boomers and their baseball books

TweetOn Wednesday I highlight noteworthy new sports books, with links to reviews, interviews and other information about the subject and/or author. * * * * * * * * As Grantland contributor Bryan Curtis’ recent sweeping survey of baseball bibliography shows, there’s a baseball book for just about everybody. But like Abraham Lincoln was to […]