CASEY AwardFinalist

Given by Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine

Other Names: Casey Award, CASEY Award finalist
333 Works 35,410 Books 1,040 Reviews ½ 3.9
The Casey Award
The Casey Award is given by "Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine" for the best book of the year on baseball.
The list of nominees is also available.
All, Winner (39), Finalist (333)
All, 2020 (6), 2019 (11), 2018 (11), 2017 (9), 2016 (8), 2015 (9), 2014 (11), 2013 (9), 2012 (9), 2011 (9), 2010 (9), 2009 (9), 2008 (8), 2007 (9), 2006 (9), 2005 (9), 2004 (9), 2003 (9), 2002 (9), 2001 (9), 2000 (9), 1999 (10), 1998 (9), 1997 (9), 1996 (7), 1995 (11), 1994 (9), 1993 (9), 1992 (9), 1991 (9), 1990 (8), 1989 (9), 1988 (9), 1987 (9), 1986 (7), 1985 (8), 1984 (5), 1983 (6)

Finalist 333

The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball's Afterlife by Brad Balukjian2020
A Year of Playing Catch: What a Simple Daily Experiment Taught Me about Life by Ethan D Bryan2020
Mutts Dream, Making the Mick by Howard Burman2020
Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball's Home Run Revolution by Jared Diamond2020
Issei Baseball: The Story of the First Japanese American Ballplayers by Robert K. Fitts2020
Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life by Bill Madden2020
Ballpark: Baseball in the American City by Paul Goldberger2019
K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches by Tyler Kepner2019
Inside the Empire: The True Power Behind the New York Yankees by Bob Klapisch2019
The MVP Machine: How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players by Ben Lindbergh2019
Chumps to Champs: How the Worst Teams in Yankees History Led to the '90s Dynasty by Bill Pennington2019
Scouting and Scoring: How We Know What We Know about Baseball by Christopher Phillips2019
Let's Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks by Ron Rapoport2019
Baseball Revolutionaries: How the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings Rocked the Country and Made Baseball Famous by Greg Rhodes2019
Homegrown: How the Red Sox Built a Champion from the Ground Up by Alex Speier2019
They Bled Blue: Fernandomania, Strike-Season Mayhem, and the Weirdest Championship Baseball Had Ever Seen: The 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers by Jason Turbow2019
The Legendary Harry Caray: Baseball's Greatest Salesman by Don Zminda2019
Baseball in a Grain of Sand: Seeing the Game Through a Small Town Season by Bill Gruber2018
Gehrig and the Babe: The Friendship and the Feud by Tony Castro2018
Game Faces: Early Baseball Cards from the Library of Congress by Peter Devereaux2018
Gods of Wood and Stone by Mark Di Ionno2018
Tony Pérez: From Cuba to Cooperstown by John Erardi2018
The Chicken Runs at Midnight: A Daughter’s Message from Heaven That Changed a Father’s Heart and Won a World Series by Tom Friend2018
The Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II by Anne R. Keene2018
The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created by Jane Leavy2018
Tom Yawkey: Patriarch of the Boston Red Sox by Bill Nowlin2018
Winning Ugly: A Visual History of the Most Bizarre Baseball Uniforms Ever Worn by Todd Radom2018
A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle by Randy Roberts2018
Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever by Kevin Cook2017
Leo Durocher: Baseball's Prodigal Son by Paul Dickson2017
The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball's Most Historic Record by John Eisenberg2017
Lost Ballparks by Dennis Evanosky2017
Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball by Keith Law2017
The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball’s Golden Age by Sridhar Pappu2017
The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic by Richard Sandomir2017
Lefty O'Doul: Baseball’s Forgotten Ambassador by Dennis Snelling2017
Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's by Jason Turbow2017
Bucky F*cking Dent by David Duchovny2016
Playing with Tigers: A Minor League Chronicle of the Sixties by George Gmelch2016
The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team by Ben Lindbergh2016
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports by Jeff Passan2016
Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit by Tom Stanton2016
The Selling of the Babe: The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend by Glenn Stout2016
The Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams by Michael Tackett2016
Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game's Greatest Heroes and Moments by Stephen Wong2016
Swing by Philip Beard2015
The League of Outsider Baseball: An Illustrated History of Baseball's Forgotten Heroes by Gary Cieradkowski2015
The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball by Charles Fountain2015
Split Season: 1981: Fernandomania, the Bronx Zoo, and the Strike that Saved Baseball by Jeff Katz2015
The Game Must Go On: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray, and the Great Days of Baseball on the Home Front in WWII by John Klima2015
Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius by Bill Pennington2015
The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers by Jon Pessah2015
Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak by Travis Sawchik2015
The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the New York Yankees by Steve Steinberg2015
Nolan Ryan: The Making of a Pitcher by Rob Goldman2014
The Chalmers Race: Ty Cobb, Napoleon Lajoie, and the Controversial 1910 Batting Title That Became a National Obsession by Rick Huhn2014
Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball by Roger Kahn2014
Jackie and Campy: The Untold Story of Their Rocky Relationship and the Breaking of Baseball’s Color Line by William C. Kashatus2014
1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever by Bill Madden2014
Mover and Shaker: Walter O'Malley, the Dodgers, and Baseball's Westward Expansion by Andy McCue2014
The Fight of Their Lives: How Juan Marichal And John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl Into A Story Of Forgiveness And Redemption by John Rosengren2014
Outsider Baseball: The Weird World of Hardball on the Fringe, 1876–1950 by Scott Simkus2014
Johnny Evers: A Baseball Life by Dennis Snelling2014
A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred by George F. Will2014
Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson by Doug Wilson2014
The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game by Edward Achorn2013
Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age by Allen Barra2013
Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball's Color Line by Tom Dunkel2013
Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club: Chicago and the Cubs during the Jazz Age by Roberts Ehrgott2013
Going the Distance: A Novel by Michael Joyce2013
Spitballing: The Baseball Days of Long Bob Ewing by Mike Lackey2013
Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere by Lucas Mann2013
The Powers: A Novel by Valerie Sayers2013
The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age by Robert Weintraub2013
Pinstripe Empire: The New York Yankees from Before the Babe to After the Boss by Marty Appel2012
Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry, and Baseball's Greatest Gift by Harvey Araton2012
Gil Hodges: The Brooklyn Bums, the Miracle Mets, and the Extraordinary Life of a Baseball Legend by Tom Clavin2012
Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage, and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan by Robert K. Fitts2012
Willie Mays Aikens: Safe at Home by Gregory Jordan2012
Golden Boys: Baseball Portraits, 1946-1960 by Andy Jurinko2012
Connie Mack: The Turbulent and Triumphant Years, 1915-1931 by Norman L. Macht2012
The Last Natural: Bryce Harper's Big Gamble in Sin City and the Greatest Amateur Season Ever by Rob Miech2012
The Might Have Been: A Novel by Joe Schuster2012
Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game by Dan Barry2011
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach2011
Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella by Neil Lanctot2011
The Big Show: Charles M. Conlon's Golden Age Baseball Photographs by Neal McCabe2011
The Kings of Casino Park: Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932 by Dr. Thomas Aiello Ph.D.2011
21: The Story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago2011
The Greatest Minor League: A History of the Pacific Coast League, 1903-1957 by Dennis Snelling2011
Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season, and Fenway's Remarkable First Year by Glenn Stout2011
Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game by John Thorn2011
Fifty-Nine in '84 : Old Hoss Radbourn, Barehanded Baseball, and the Greatest Season a Pitcher Ever Had by Edward Achorn2010
Target Field: The New Home of the Minnesota Twins by Steve Berg2010
The Empire Strikes Out: How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad by Robert Elias2010
Pie Traynor: A Baseball Biography by James Forr2010
Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend by James S. Hirsch2010
The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood by Jane Leavy2010
The Immortals, An Art Collection of Baseball's Best by Dick Perez2010
The Amazing Tale of Mr. Herbert and His Fabulous Alpine Cowboys Baseball Club by DJ Stout2010
Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards by Josh Wilker2010
The Wizard of Waxahachie: Paul Richards and the End of Baseball as We Knew It (Sport in American Life) by Warren Corbett2009
Forever Blue: The True Story of Walter O'Malley, Baseball's Most Controversial Owner,and the Dodgers of Brooklyn and Los Angeles by Michael D'Antonio2009
Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams’ Doc Graham by Brett Friedlander2009
Game Six: Cincinnati, Boston, and the 1975 World Series: The Triumph of America's Pastime by Mark Frost2009
Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound with a Minor League Misfit by Matt McCarthy2009
Catcher: How the Man Behind the Plate Became an American Folk Hero by Peter Morris2009
The Yankee Years by Joe Torre2009
The First Fall Classic: The Red Sox, the Giants and the Cast of Players, Pugs and Politicos Who Re-Invented the World Series in 1912 by Mike Vaccaro2009
As They See 'Em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires by Bruce Weber2009
Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember by John Feinstein2008
Classic Cubs: A Tribute to the Men and Magic of Wrigley Field by John Hanley2008
Almost a Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the 1980 Phillies by William C. Kashatus2008
Neil Leifer: Ballet in the Dirt: The Golden Age of Baseball by Neil Leifer2008
Ed Barrow: The Bulldog Who Built the Yankees' First Dynasty by Daniel R. Levitt2008
Red Sox Threads: Odds & Ends from Red Sox History by Bill Nowlin2008
Hammerin' Hank, George Almighty and the Say Hey Kid: The Year That Changed Baseball Forever by John Rosengren2008
Baseball's Greatest Hit: The Story of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" BK/CD by Robert Thompson2008
Through a Blue Lens: The Brooklyn Dodgers Photographs of Barney Stein, 1937-1957 by Dennis D'Agostino2007
Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season by Jonathan Eig2007
Branch Rickey: Baseball's Ferocious Gentleman by Lee Lowenfish2007
Connie Mack and the Early Years of Baseball by Norman L. Macht2007
Level Playing Fields: How the Groundskeeping Murphy Brothers Shaped Baseball by Peter Morris2007
Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History by Cait Murphy2007
The Best Game Ever: Pirates 10, Yankees 9: October 13, 1960 by Jim Reisler2007
Senior Year: A Father, A Son, and High School Baseball by Dan Shaughnessy2007
Ty and The Babe: Baseball's Fiercest Rivals: A Surprising Friendship and the 1941 Has-Beens Golf Championship by Tom Stanton2007
Sayonara Home Run!: The Art of the Japanese Baseball Card by John Gall2006
Money Pitcher: Chief Bender And the Tragedy of Indian Assimilation by William C. Kashatus2006
Spalding's World Tour: The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe - And Made It America's Game by Mark Lamster2006
David Levinthal: Baseball by Jonathan Mahler2006
Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero by David Maraniss2006
The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth by Leigh Montville2006
The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World by Joshua Prager2006
A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports by Brad Snyder2006
Fantasyland: A Season on Baseball's Lunatic Fringe by Sam Walker2006
Three Nights in August: Strategy, Heartbreak, and Joy Inside the Mind of a Manager by Buzz Bissinger2005
Diamonds around the Globe: The Encyclopedia of International Baseball by Peter C. Bjarkman2005
Baseball before We Knew It: A Search for the Roots of the Game by David Block2005
Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power, and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball by Howard Bryant2005
Satchel Paige's America (Alabama Fire Ant) by William Price Fox2005
A Tale of Two Cities: The 2004 Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry and the War for the Pennant by Tony Massarotti2005
Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN's Sports Guy Found Salvation, with a Little Help from Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank, and the by Bill Simmons2005
The Boys of Spring by Ozzie Sweet2005
Smithsonian Baseball: Inside the World's Finest Private Collections by Stephen Wong2005
History of the Junior World Series by Bob Bailey2004
The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream by Jim Collins2004
Joe: Rounding Third & Heading for Home by Greg Hoard2004
Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution by Neil Lanctot2004
College World Series Record Book 1947-2002 by W. C. Madden2004
The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty: The Game, the Team, and the Cost of Greatness by Buster Olney2004
The Bad Guys Won! A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo-chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, The Kid, and the Rest of the 1986 Mets, the Rowdiest Team Ever to Put on a New York Uniform--and Maybe the Best by Jeff Pearlman2004
The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics by Alan Schwarz2004
The Ticket Out: Darryl Strawberry and the Boys of Crenshaw by Michael Sokolove2004
Foul Ball: My Life and Hard Times Trying to Save an Old Ballpark by Jim Bouton2003
The Tour to End All Tours: The Story of Major League Baseball's 1913-1914 World Tour by James E. Elfers2003
Taking on the Yankees: Winning and Losing in the Business of Baseball, 1903 to 2003 by Henry D. Fetter2003
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship by David Halberstam2003
Glove Affairs: The Romance, History, and Tradition of the Baseball Glove by Noah Liberman2003
Me and My Dad: A Baseball Memoir by Paul O'Neill2003
Beyond the Shadow of the Senators : The Untold Story of the Homestead Grays and the Integration of Baseball by Brad Snyder2003
The Road to Cooperstown: A Father, Two Sons, and the Journey of a Lifetime by Tom Stanton2003
The Perfect Game: America Looks at Baseball by Elizabeth V. Warren2003
Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era by Charles C. Alexander2002
Mickey Mantle: America's Prodigal Son by Tony Castro2002
Louis Sockalexis: The First Cleveland Indian by David L. Fleitz2002
Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy by Jane Leavy2002
Black Baseball's National Showcase: The East-West All-Star Game, 1933-1953 by Larry Lester2002
Yankees Century: 100 Years of New York Yankees Baseball by Glenn Stout2002
Baseball's Natural: The Story of Eddie Waitkus by John Theodore2002
A Legend in the Making: The New York Yankees in 1939 by Richard J. Tofel2002
Barry Bonds: Baseball's Superman by Steven Travers2002
Now Pitching for the Yankees: Spinning the News for Mickey, Billy, and George by Marty Appel2001
The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream by Steve Fainaru2001
Musial: From Stash to Stan the Man by James N. Giglio2001
Bushville: Life and Time in Amateur Baseball by Jerry Kelly2001
Hal Chase: The Defiant Life and Turbulent Times of Baseball's Biggest Crook by Martin Kohout2001
The Oldest Rookie: Big-League Dreams from a Small-Town Guy by Jim Morris2001
Gateway to the Majors: Williamsport and Minor League Baseball (Keystone Books) by James P. Quigel2001
Redleg Journal: Year by Year and Day by Day With the Cincinnati Reds Since 1866 by Greg Rhodes2001
Marketing Your Dreams: Business and Life Lessons from Bill Veeck, Baseball's Promotional Genius by Pat Williams2001
Havana Heat by Darryl Brock2000
Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life by Richard Ben Cramer2000
Perfect Silence by Jeff Hutton2000
Full Count: Inside Cuban Baseball (Writing Baseball) by Milton H. Jamail2000
The Head Game: Baseball Seen from the Pitcher's Mound by Roger Kahn2000
Lefty Grove: American Original by Jim Kaplan2000
Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture by David McGimpsey2000
Touching All the Bases: Poems from Baseball by Tim Peeler2000
Red Sox Century by Glenn Stout2000
Brushing Back Jim Crow: The Integration of Minor-League Baseball in the American South by Bruce Adelson1999
Those Damn Yankees: The Secret Life of America's Greatest Franchise by Dean Chadwin1999
The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria1999
Take Two and Hit to Right: Golden Days on the Semi-Pro Diamond by Hobart V. Hays1999
Baseball's Pivotal Era, 1945-1951 by William Marshall1999
Our Tribe: A Baseball Memoir by Terry Pluto1999
A Six-Gun Salute: An Illustrated History of the Houston Colt .45s by Robert Reed1999
Smoke: The Romance and Lore of Cuban Baseball by Mark Rucker1999
A Clever Base-Ballist: The Life and Times of John Montgomery Ward by Bryan Di Salvatore1999
Where They Ain't: The Fabled Life and Untimely Death of the Original Baltimore Orioles, the Team That Gave Birth to Modern Baseball by Burt Solomon1999
A place for summer : a narrative history of Tiger Stadium by Richard Bak1998
Jim Bunning (Baseball In America) by Frank Dolson1998
Viva Baseball: Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger by Samuel O. Regalado1998
Yankee Stadium by Ray Robinson1998
If They Don't Win It's a Shame: The Year the Marlins Bought the World Series by Dave Rosenbaum1998
When Johnny Came Sliding Home: The Post-Civil War Baseball Boom, 1865-1870 by William J. Ryczek1998
Mickey Mantle: The Yankee Years: The Classic Photography of Ozzie Sweet by Ozzie Sweet1998
Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame:The National Baseball Hall Of Fame And Museum by John Thorn1998
The ripening of pinstripes by Rodney Torreson1998
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro by David Cataneo1997
Baseball Records Registry: The Best and Worst Single-Day Performances and the Stories Behind Them by Joseph J. Dittmar1997
Memories of Summer: When Baseball Was an Art, and Writing About It a Game by Roger Kahn1997
Baseball on the Border by Alan M. Klein1997
The Great 19th Century Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball by David Nemec1997
Lights On!: The Wild Century-Long Saga of Night Baseball by David Pietrusza1997
Jackie Robinson: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad1997
Warsaw to Wrigley: A Foreign Correspondent's Tale of Coming Home from Communism to the Cubs by Joseph A. Reaves1997
Big Red Dynasty: How Bob Howsam & Sparky Anderson Built the Big Red Machine by Greg Rhodes1997
The Game That Was: The George Brace Baseball Photo Collection by Richard Cahan1996
The Joy of Keeping Score: How Scoring the Game Has Influenced and Enhanced the History of Baseball by Paul Dickson1996
Wrigleyville: A Magical History Tour of the Chicago Cubs by Peter Golenbock1996
Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait by Rachel Robinson1996
At Fenway: Dispatches from Red Sox Nation by Dan Shaughnessy1996
Seasons in Hell: With Billy Martin, Whitey Herzog and "The Worst Baseball Team in History"--the 1973-1975 Texas Rangers by Mike Shropshire1996
The Veracruz Blues by Mark Winegardner1996
Rogers Hornsby: A Biography by Charles C. Alexander1995
Great Time Coming: The Life Of Jackie Robinson From Baseball to Birmingham by David Falkner1995
Wild and Outside: How a Renegade Minor League Revived the Spirit of Baseball in America's Heartland by Stefan Fatsis1995
Banana Bats & Ding-Dong Balls: A Century of Unique Baseball Inventions by Dan Gutman1995
The Dixon Cornbelt League, and Other Baseball Stories by W. P. Kinsella1995
Waterloo Diamonds by Richard Panek1995
Crosley Field: The Illustrated History of a Classic Ballpark by Greg Rhodes1995
The Cutoff by Jay Rogoff1995
Endless Summers: The Fall and Rise of the Cleveland Indians by Jack Torry1995
Card Sharks: How Upper Deck Turned a Child's Hobby into a High-Stakes, Billion-Dollar Business by Pete Williams1995
Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer by David W. Zang1995
Brittle Innings by Michael Bishop1994
Hardball: A Season in the Projects by Daniel Coyle1994
The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg by Nicholas Dawidoff1994
October 1964 by David Halberstam1994
Inside the Strike Zone by Randal A. Hendricks1994
The Politics of Glory : How Baseball's Hall of Fame Really Works by Bill James1994
The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues by James A. Riley1994
Cobb : A Biography by Al Stump1994
Baseball: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward1994
Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship by Bob Edwards1993
The Lip: A Biography of Leo Durocher by Gerald Eskenazi1993
Women at Play: The Story of Women in Baseball/ a Harvest Original by Barbara Gregorich1993
The Museum of Clear Ideas by Donald Hall1993
Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: The Official Record of Minor League Baseball by Lloyd Johnson1993
Hitter: The Life and Turmoils of Ted Williams by Ed Linn1993
Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon by Neal McCabe1993
My Life As a Fan by Wilfrid Sheed1993
The New Phillies Encyclopedia by Rich Westcott1993
Queen of Diamonds: The Tiger Stadium Story by Michael Betzold1992
Girls of Summer: The Real Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League by Lois Browne1992
When the Game Was Black and White: The Illustrated History of Baseball's Negro Leagues by Bruce Chadwick1992
The Brothers K by David James Duncan1992
Baseball in the Movies: A Comprehensive Reference, 1915-1991 by Hal Erickson1992
Red Sox Nation: An Unexpurgated History of the Boston Red Sox by Peter Golenbock1992
Diz: The Story of Dizzy Dean and Baseball During the Great Depression by Robert Gregory1992
Lost Ballparks: A Celebration of Baseball's Legendary Fields by Lawrence Ritter1992
The Cleveland Indian: The Legend of King Saturday by Luke Salisbury1992
I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story by Hank Aaron1991
Blue Ruin: A Novel of the 1919 World Series by Brendan C. Boyd1991
Nolan Ryan : The Authorized Pictorial History by Jennifer Briggs1991
Ted Williams: A Portrait in Words and Pictures by Dick Johnson1991
Stolen Season: A Journey Through America and Baseball's Minor Leagues by David Lamb1991
Glory Fades Away: The Nineteenth-Century World Series Rediscovered by Jerry Lansche1991
Baseball by the Books by Andy McCue1991
Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century: The Official Major League Baseball Guide by Marc Okkonen1991
Tales Of The Diamond: Select Gems Of Baseball by Laura Thorpe1991
If I Never Get Back by Darryl Brock1990
Big Sticks: The Phenomenal Decade of Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb and Hornsby by William Curran1990
The Art of Baseball: AMERICA'S GAME IN PAINTING, FOLK ART, AND PHOTOGRAPHY by Shelly Dinhofer1990
The Baseball Business: Pursuing Pennants and Profits in Baltimore by James Edward Miller1990
The Ballplayers: Baseball's Ultimate Biographical Reference by Mike Shatzkin1990
Hustle: The Myth, Life, and Lies of Pete Rose by Michael Sokolove1990
Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball by George F. Will1990
Prophet of the Sandlots: Journeys With a Major League Scout by Mark Winegardner1990
The Heart of the Order by Thomas Boswell1989
Baseball Lives by Mike Bryan1989
The Dickson Baseball Dictionary by Paul Dickson1989
Hank Greenberg: The Story of My Life by Hank Greenberg1989
El Beisbol: Travels Through the Pan-American Pastime by John Krich1989
The Babe: A Life in Pictures (A Baseball ink book) by Lawrence S. Ritter1989
Total Baseball by John Thorn1989
You Gotta Have Wa by Robert Whiting1989
Diamonds in the Rough: The Untold History of Baseball by Joel Zoss1989
John McGraw by Charles C. Alexander1988
Season Ticket: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell1988
The Baseball Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book by Gerald Astor1988
Giants of the Polo Grounds: The Glorious Times of Baseball's New York Giants by Noel Hynd1988
The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt: Baseball Stories by W. P. Kinsella1988
My Dad, the Babe: Growing Up With an American Hero by Dorothy Ruth Pirone1988
Bleachers: A Summer in Wrigley Field by Lonnie Wheeler1988
The Cincinnati game by Lonnie Wheeler1988
Winfield: A Player's Life by Dave Winfield1988
A Flatland Fable by Joe Coomer1987
The Fireside Book of Baseball by Charles Einstein1987
Sixty-One: The Team, the Record, the Men by Tony Kubek1987
Hardball by Bowie Kuhn1987
The Curious Case of Sidd Finch by George Plimpton1987
Voices of the Game: The Acclaimed Chronicle of Baseball Radio and Television Broadcasting from 1921 to the Present by Curt Smith1987
The Dodgers Move West by Neil J. Sullivan1987
The Pitcher by John Thorn1987
Baseball: An Illustrated History by David Quentin Voigt1987
Heart of the Order by Tony Ardizzone1986
The Short Season by David Falkner1986
Joe & Marilyn: A Memory of Love by Roger Kahn1986
The Iowa Baseball Confederacy by W. P. Kinsella1986
Joe DiMaggio: Baseball's Yankee Clipper by Jack B. Moore1986
A Baseball Winter: The Off-Season Life of the Summer Game by Terry Pluto1986
Baseball: A Comprehensive Bibliography : Supplement 1 (1985-May 1992) by Myron J. Smith1986
Fathers Playing Catch with Sons: Essays on Sport (Mostly Baseball) by Donald Hall1985
Baseball America: The Heroes of the Game and the Times of Their Glory by Donald Honig1985
The Thrill of the Grass [short story] by W. P. Kinsella1985
Baseball's Best: The Mvps by Dave Masterson1985
Nine Innings by Daniel Okrent1985
Bambi's Bombers: The First Time Around by Don Olson1985
Topps Baseball Cards by Frank Slocum1985
The Armchair Book of Baseball by John Thorn1985
Ty Cobb by Charles C. Alexander1984
Stengel: His Life and Times by Robert W. Creamer1984
Baseball by Walter Iooss, Jr.1984
Dollar Sign on the Muscle: The World of Baseball Scouting by Kevin Kerrane1984
Mighty Casey: All American (Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture) by Eugene C. Murdock1984
Insider's Baseball: The Finer Points of the Game, as Examined by the Society for American Baseball Research by L. Robert Davids1983
Who's on 3rd? The Chicago White Sox Story by Richard Lindberg1983
Take Me Out to the Ball Park by Lowell Reidenbaugh1983
Invisible Men: Life in Baseball's Negro Leagues (Kodansha Globe) by Donn Rogosin1983
Hoopla by Harry Stein1983
Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy by Jules Tygiel1983


The Casey Award
The Casey Award is given by "Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine" for the best book of the year on baseball.
The list of nominees is also available. (English, Member-written)
The Casey Award is given by "Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine" for the best book of the year on baseball.

The list of winners is also available. (English, Member-written)


Top Members

Baseball_Institute (224 works), beverage (182), Adolf_Ledesma (177), JonDaniels (176), SeidmanBooks (176), RonKaplanNJ (161), Gregg72340 (140), robertsbailey (138), EdGoldstein (136), Jimbookbuff1963 (131), JNSelko (131), ZinnBeck (109), gey57 (84), gesullivan (83), RLNunezKPL (81), Timberdick65 (81), BenModica (79), dkathman (77), jsewvello (75), illiniseb (74), jackmo77 (74), Mantra (74), richarpi (73), drrico (68), ckadams5 (64), iluvvideo (56), Phil_Zuccarello (54), ghr4 (53), lucienspringer (53), debbylu (51), Flash_68 (51), lindapanzo (51), flipper_ace (50), ringthebell (49), Travis.Stephenson (49), El_Suizo (48), GaryLeeJones (48), dgdavenport (45), gumbo8566 (45), BigTony (44), JPJ74 (44), walkermwatson (44), ChipR (43), LamarJimmerson (43), bunnygirl (42), mageeveach (42), prisoner (42), dkelly2 (41), louiealissa (41), jzerby (40), lateinnings (40), swatmaker (40), TheDuck39 (40), RyneAndal (39), budgeteer (38), G2 (38), weber93 (38), AutunnoBookDragon (37), Indybabs (37), mrm17 (37), joeldinda (36), blickster (35), mffowler (35), stevekover (35), VGAHarris (34), bankstrevor (33), KevinDMcCann (33), ohforfour (33), reenum (32), R0J0P0 (31), BaseballDiva (30), mmcnulty (30), alanese (29), bishop1125 (29), bookwalter (29), drewxpx (28), johnandlisa (28), rolandperkins (28), wearyhobo (28), Big_Bang_Gorilla (27), Houhoulis (27), Larry_V_Dodson (27), nmele (27), SethAndrew (27), treythompson7 (27), aabdelrahmanm (26), godwulf (26), jfullback (26), SABRscouts (26), section115 (26), sjohnson41 (26), alrajul (25), bks1953 (25), JFGABCIK (25), jgerry41 (25), Meleos (25), MisterWinter (25), Othemts (25), TimmyPal (25), tsmom1219 (25), whhp72 (25), chuck_ralston (24), EMYeak (24), Kjuhase (24), larryz223 (24), pmccaughey (24), Tavarin (24), diamondbackguy (23), eandino2012 (23), garything (23), simchaboston (23), sipthereader (23), alexabboud (22), CyrilCurrie (22), ehines (22), Goey182 (22), jeremyjsnow (22), mark (22), mrmapcase (22), Olivert12000 (22), plumdog28 (22), Railsplitter (22), rocketjk (22), RoderickBalk (22), SamSattler (22), tarheel (22), timothyjbeck (22), wmurray.2018 (22), aces_8s (21), bearcat (21), Cantsaywhy (21), ChrisDeLotell (21), e-zReader (21), gouldchris (21), Lamas2 (21), Linkmeister (21), suefitz1 (21), boo-radley (20), cliffeyp (20), coffeymuse (20), csjthree (20), ednelson (20), emvaughn (20), Goulooze (20), jimifenway (20), kenmueller40 (20), kerriandtim (20), nytbestsellers (20), rdooner (20), rickklaw (20), Robrus (20), wespector (20), worldcupfever (20), bbbld (19), benjfrank (19), efischer2002 (19), griffinel (19), Jeffrey_Martin (19), languagehat (19), markmke (19), namfos (19), sefleming4 (19), btscribbins (18), Disie35 (18), djmccann (18), fmc712 (18), HarvReviewer (18), isaac_barrow (18), JGY100 (18), JoelASlagg (18), MikeJMc (18), Mike_Donaghue (18), NHTomlin (18), PBlock (18), saxtonjohn (18), DMatty5 (17), EverettWiggins (17), markjeromeanderson (17), waitingtoderail (17)