Tim Wendel

Writer-in-residence -- Johns Hopkins University

The mystique and mystery of hitting a home run.
The Season When Baseball, and America, Changed Forever
Award-winning novella set in Cuba.


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SUMMER OF '68 ... recounts this matchless season with verve." -- San Diego Union-Tribune

“DOWN TO THE LAST PITCH is a lovely, loving ode to baseball’s immutable law of possibility. Just when you think you’ve seen everything, read everything, along comes a book and an author in whose gifted hands the past comes alive and makes you believe in miracles all over again.”— Jane Leavy, author of The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America”s Childhood