Baseball Book Report Countdown #1 – The Last Hero

Like I said yesterday, it was a close one, but this is my favourite baseball book that I read last year, so if you have the chance, I (obviously) highly recommend it. Happy reading and Happy New Year!The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron – Howard Bryant…

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Billy Beane – The Smartest Man in Baseball

Yet another post about the AL West… I’ve been thinking about the Oakland A’s a lot lately. It seems that they don’t have the payroll, fan support, revenue, or players to compete and they’re heading down the road to San Jose irrelevance very quickly. …

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Baseball Book Report Countdown #2 – The Last Boy

It was a tough choice, but this one was a close runner up in at number 2: The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood – Jane LeavyIt took a couple attempts to get through this book, but I’m glad a persevered through the slow, hu…

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