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    Book Review: Third Base for Life:
    A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball
    By Joshua L. Berkowitz

    As a fan of the Boston Red Sox, and of baseball in general, the goal is always to win.  Its first, last and everything in between. Nothing else matters… But what about when there is something is more important than winning? What about overcoming your fears for yourself and your children, to bring something wonderful […]

    Book Review: Wherever I Wind Up,
    By R.A. Dickey, with Wayne Coffey

    When I first heard this book was coming out, I didn’t know that much about R.A. Dickey. I knew the Sox had faced him when he pitched for teams in the American League, and that he was a knuckleballer. I knew that he had climbed Mount Kilimanjaro this past offseason, which is an impressive feat […]

    Book Review: Baseball Fantography:
    A Celebration in Snapshots and Stories
    from the Fans, by Andy Strasberg.

    And read below to see how you can WIN a copy of this great book! There have been countless books on baseball, filled with hundreds of beautiful color and black and white photographs, taken by pros all over the world. But there has never been a book filled with photographs and snapshots taken, not by […]

    Book Review: Sports Illustrated Kids Pro Files:
    Baseball Intel on Today’s Biggest Stars
    and Tips on How to Play Like Them.

    Ever want to pitch like Justin Verlander or Roy Halladay? Or play like Dustin Pedroia, Josh Hamilton, or Brian McCann? Well, now is your chance. 15 of the best pitchers, infielders and outfielders in Major League Baseball are spot lighted in this 96-page book. You not only get in-depth background into what makes them successful, […]

    Book Review: Fenway Park: A Salute to the Coolest, Cruelest, Longest-Running Major
    League Baseball Stadium in America.

    By John Powers and Ron Driscoll “Now for the opening of Boston’s magnificent new ballpark and a chance to see the Red Sox in action while leading the American League, a position gained while on the road” ~The Boston Globe, April 20, 1912. Some of the first words written by The Boston Globe about Fenway […]

    Book Review: The Big Show: Charles M. Conlon’s Golden Age Baseball Photographs, By Neal McCabe, and Constance McCabe

    Honestly! I am going to need a bigger coffee table, to be able to display all of the wonderful books I have acquired over the years. And this one only adds to my quandary. What an astounding book! Some of you may not know who Charles M. Conlon is, and if you don’t, you are […]

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