Our apologies to the authors and publishers of these publications, which we hope you’ll consider tracking down and maybe giving us your reviews. As we decompress a bit from the 30 we just read (we know somehow we’ll get around to these as the summer goes on), please consider:
== “21 Illustrated Journal of Outsider Baseball: Forgotten Stars & Hometown Heroes,” by Gary Cieradkowski
== “Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame,” by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, with a forward by Brooks Robinson (go behind the scenes to see many of the pieces of history from the vault … kind of like what we did in June, 2010).
== “The Beef” by Harry Lockhart Jr.
== “Philadelphia’s Top 50 Baseball Players” by Rich Westcott
== “The Mouth that Roared: My Six Outspoken Decades in Baseball” by Dallas Green
== “Beyond DiMaggio: Italian Americans in Baseball,” by Lawrence Baldassaro
== “America’s Classic Ballparks,” by James Buckley
== “Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life” by Kayta Cengel
== “Mr. Wrigley’s Ball Club: Chicago & The Cubs During the Jazz Age” by Roberts Ehrgott
== “Drama and Pride in the Gateway City: The 1964 St. Louis Cardinals” by John Harry Stahl and Bill Nowlin
== “Bridging Two Dynasties: The 1947 New York Yankees” by Lyle Spatz
== “Core Four: The Heart and Soul of the Yankees Dynasty,” by Phil Pepe