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Castro's Curveball

This book has the power to get under your skin and the wisdom to make you reflect on the meaning of your own life. Above all, it stands as an allegory for the story of Cuba itself, in all its tragic magnificence. Highly recommended.
-- Historical Novels Review




Buffalo, Home of the Braves

With a foreword  by Van Miller and also available on audiobook. 

Summer of '68 -- Excerpt

The Season That Changed Baseball, And America, Forever


A roundup of magazine and newspaper articles.

Popular Culture and Sports

Op-ed columns for national newspapers

High Heat

The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time

Down to the Last Pitch -- Excerpt

Round ball. Round bat

Going for the Gold

A classic about the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.

Over the Falls

A combo of "Wonder Boys," "Beautiful Girls," and that Art Carney film – "Harry and Tonto."
-- Richard Peabody, editor of Gargoyle

Eddie From Ohio

Washington Post magazine story about folk-rock band from Northern Virginia.