Book Reviews

Book Review: 'Wrigley Field' by Stuart Shea


Looking for a complete history of the Cubs' 100-year-old ballpark? This one's as comprehensive as they come.

Book Review: 'Wrigley Field Year By Year'


Read about this terrific Wrigley Field book and find out how you can win a copy!

Book Review: A Nice Little Place On The North Side


Next in a continuing series of reviews of books about the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.

Book Review: 'Wrigley Field' By Ira Berkow


That's a really long title. This is a fairly long book. Here's a summation of what's inside.

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These days when we have to wait until 9 p.m. CT for baseball seem really long. (Yes, I know. They seem longer once the game starts.) This will be the last day of the 2013 season where we have to...

Book Review: 'Alou Makes The Catch'


What if Moises Alou had caught that ball in the 2003 NLCS? A new book looks at what might have happened afterward.

Book Review: Bill James Handbook 2013


This annual compendium of baseball numbers made an unusual choice of cover subject.

Book Review: "The Game From Where I Stand"


A review of Doug Glanville's book about his life in baseball.

Book Review: 'When The Game Changed'


A review of a new book, an oral history of the 1970s in baseball.

Book Review: "Wrigley Regulars"


A review of a new book about life in the Wrigley Field bleachers.


Book Review: "Chicago Cubs Cookbook"


This cookbook contains both recipes players have made, and those they enjoy from family and from restaurants.

Book Review: "The Curse"


Ex-major leaguer Andy Van Slyke has co-written a novel about the Cubs.

Book Review: "The 300 Club"


This new book by Dan Schlossberg celebrates the 300-game winner.

Book Review: "Traded: Inside The Most Lopsided Trades In Baseball History"


What are the most lopsided deals in baseball history? A new book examines this question.

Book Review: "Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend"


BCB book review series continues with "Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend"

Book Review: "Evaluating Baseball's Managers"


Chris Jaffe from "The Hardball Times" has a new book about baseball managers.

Book Review: "As They See 'Em"


A review of a not-so-new book about umpiring.

Book Review: "The Original Curse"


Review of the new baseball book "The Original Curse".

Book Review: "Root For The Cubs"


Review of the new book, "Root For The Cubs", by Roger Snell.

Book Review: "Living The Dream"

Review of Jim McArdle's new book "Living The Dream".

Book Review: "Cubs Coloring And Activity Book"


Review of a new Cubs coloring book for kids.

Book Review: "The 10 Commandments Of Baseball"


Review of the book "The 10 Commandments of Baseball".

Book Review: "Chicago Cubs Yesterday & Today"


Review of the coffee-table book "Chicago Cubs Yesterday & Today"

Book Preview: "Cubs By The Numbers"


Check out this enjoyable read on Cubs history.

Book Review: "Sweet Lou And The Cubs"


A review of George Castle's new book on the Cubs.

Book Review: "The Spitball Knuckleball Book"


A review of the book "The Spitball Knuckleball Book".

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