20 down, 10 to go … keep on bookin’

Legally, we’re not sure if we can show you the marked-up legal pad that we’ve been using to keep track of all the books rotating in and out of dates we have slotted for them during the 30 days of April. But we will anyway:

To date, here are the 20 books we’ve done, with 10 go to:

== Day 20: “Heart of a Tiger: Growing Up with my Grandfather, Ty Cobb,” by  Herschel Cobb
== Day 19: “Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes, by John Rosengren
== Day 18: “American Jews & America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball,” by Larry Ruttman
== Day 17: “Francona: The Red Sox Years,” by Terry Francona, with Dan Shaughnessy
== Day 16: “How The Red Sox Explain New England,” by Jon Chattman and Allie Tarantino
== Day 15: “Beyond Home Plate: Jackie Robinson on Life After Baseball,” by Michael Long
== Day 14: “Keepers Of The Game: When The Baseball Beat was the Best Job on the Paper,” by Dennis D’Agostino
== Day 13: “Smoky Joe Wood: The Biography of a Baseball Legend,” by Gerald C. Wood
== Day 12: “The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age,” by Robert Weintraub
== Day 11: “Nailed! The Improbable Rise and Spectacular Fall of Lenny Dykstra,” by Christopher Frankie

== Day 10: “Who’s On Worst? The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddests Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History,” by Filip Bondy
== Day 9: “100 Things Angels Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, by Joe Haakenson (forward by Tim Salmon)
== Day 8: “Baseball’s New Frontier: A History of Expansion, 1961-1998,” by Fran Zimniuch
== Day 7: The Baseball Thesaurus,” by Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
== Day 6: “Closer: Major League Players Reveal the Inside Pitch on Saving the Game,” by Kevin Neary with Leigh A. Tobin
== Day 5: “Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball’s Color Line,” by Tom Dunkel
== Day 4: “Baseball’s Last Great Scout: The Life of Hugh Alexander,” by Dan Austin
== Day 3: “Trading Bases: A Story About Wall Street, Gambling and Baseball (not necessarily in that order),” by Joe Peta
== Day 2: “Long Shot,” by Mike Piazza with Lonnie Wheeler
== Day 1: “Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game,” by John Sexton, with Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz

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