Books we’re waiting on for the intentional walk to the store

Thanks for checking in on the 30 baseball book reviews we banged out this month. Another wish list: The top 10 books we’re looking forward to reading before the year is out (and wish we could have had early enough to give them a look over):

== “Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, The Parallel Lives of Baseball’s Golden Age,” by Allen Barra (due in May)

== “Tales from the Los Angeles Dodgers Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Dodgers Stories Ever Told,” by Rick Monday with Ken Gurnick, forward by Tommy Lasorda, updated from 2006 (due in May)

== “Conversations With Coach Wooden: On Baseball, Heroes and Life,” by former UCLA baseball coach Gary Adams, forward by Eric Karros (due in May)

== “The DiMaggios: Three Brothers, Their Passion for Baseball, Their Pursuit of the American Dream” by Tom Clavin (due in May)

== “We Were the All-American Girls: Interviews with Players of the AAGPBL, 1943-1954,” by Jim Sargent (due in May)

== “Burleigh Grimes: Baseball’s Last Legal Spitballer,” by Joe Niese (due in May)

== “Pops: The Willie Stargell Story,” by Pete Peterson (due in May)

== “Errors and Fouls: Inside Baseball’s 99 Most Popular Myths,” by Peter Handrinos (due in May)

== “Major League Anxiety” by Todd Shearon (due in June)

== “Doc: A Memoir,” by Dwight Gooden and Ellis Henican (due in June)

== “Cracking Baseball’s Cold Cases: Filling in the Facts about 17 Mystery Major Leaguers,” by Peter Morris (due in June)

== “Bud Fowler: Baseball’s First Black Professional,” by Jeffrey Michael Laing (due in July)

== “Willard Mullin’s Golden Age Of Baseball Drawings 1934-1972″ (due in August)

== “The 34-Ton Bat: The Story of Baseball as Told Through Bobble heads, Cracker Jacks, Jockstraps, Eye Black, and 375 Other Strange and Unforgettable Objects,” by Steve Rushin (due in October)

== “Just Tell Me I Can’t: How Jamie Moyer Defied the Radar Gun and Defeated Time,” by Larry Platt and Jamie Moyer (due in September)

==  “You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball from 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions,” by Frederic J. Frommer (due in September)

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