Nick Acocella and Don Dewey have collaborated on a number of books on the subject of baseball, ncluding The Biographical History of Baseball, published by Triumph Books.
Marty Appel is the former public relations director for the New York Yankees who later served as executive producer for Yankees telecasts at WPIX-TV. His book, Munson, which recounted the life and tragic death of New York Yankees team captain Thurman Munson was published by Doubleday in 2009, and was a New York Times bestseller list for five weeks. His most recent work, Pinstripe Empire, the first pure narrative history of the New York Yankees in half a century, was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2012. Mr. Appel's latest work, the first full-length biography of Casey Stengel in 30 years, Casey Stengel , was published by Doubleday in Spring 2017.
Jean Ardell. See Ila Borders.
Raymond Berry, the Pro Football Hall of Famer, was a star receiver for the legendary Baltimore Colts of the 1950's and 1960's who later coached for the Dallas Cowboys before taking over as head coach of the New England Patriots, a team he took to the Super Bowl. His memoir, All the Moves I Had, was published by Lyons Press in 2016.
Steve Blass is a former All-Star pitcher and World Series hero for the Pittsburgh Pirates. His debut book, Pirate For Life, was published by Triumph Books in Spring 2012.
Ron Blomberg, the former New York Yankees slugger, was Major League Baseball's first designated hitter and a huge fan favorite especially among New York's Jewish community. He is the author, with Dan Schlossberg of Designated Hebrew: The Ron Blomberg Story. Originally published in 2006, the book was reissued in 2012 by Skyhorse Publishing.
Ila Borders was the first woman to be a awarded a college baseball scholarship; the first woman to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate game; the first woman, since the Negro Leagues era, to play men's professional baseball; and the first female to win a men's professional game. Her memoir, Making My Pitch, written with Jean Ardell, was published in Spring 2017 by the University of Nebraska Press.
Barbara Bowers. See Brent Bowers.
Brent Bowers is a former reporter and editor at the Wall Street Journal who served as business editor at the New York Times for 10 years. He is the author of The Eight Patterns of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs, published by Doubleday Currency. A Turkish edition is available from Yakamoz. He is also the author with Agnes Hooper Gottlieb, Henry Gottlieb, and Barbara Bowers of 1,000 Things to Love About America, published by HarperCollins. A reprint edition of an earlier work,1,000 Years, 1,000 People, was published by Barnes & Noble. A desk calendar based on the Harper book, 365 Things to Love About America, was published by Rizzoli in 2012.
James "Mickey" Bradley. See Dan Gordon.
Glenn Burke. See Erik Sherman.
Joanne Cini, who served as vice president at Rupert Murdoch's New York FOX-TV station, spent 24 years in the television industry at all four major networks. She held management and executive roles for 18 of those 24 years. She is the author of the career guide, Kingmaker, published by Prentice Hall. The book has been translated into Chinese, Arabic, Spanish and Russian.
Al Clark was a major league umpire for 26 years. His memoir, Called Out But Safe, written with Dan Schlossberg, looks back at his umpiring career and the four months he spent in prison. It was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2014.
Hank H. Cox has signed an agreement with Potomac Books to write a long-overdue biography of U.S. Lt. Gen. John C. H. Lee, the brilliant if eccentric senior WWII commander. In the book, the author make the case that Lee was unfairly criticized by fellow officers and subsequently has been ill-treated by military historians.
Gary Craig, an award-winning journalist at the Rochester Democrat, has written his first book, Seven Million, the story of the $7.4 million Brinks robbery in Rochester, NY, that drew international attention for its alleged ties to the I.R.A. The book was published by the University Press of New England/ForeEdge in Spring 2017.
The late Richard E. Dauch was chairman and CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM). His book, American Drive, was published by St. Martin's Press in Fall 2012, shortly before his death. American Drive is the story of how Dauch transformed five crumbling inner city plants into a global profitable enterprise, rebuilt ravaged Detroit neighborhoods, successfully negotiated with difficult labor unions, and survived the 2009 economic crisis. Chinese rights to the book were acquired by the Shanghai Academy of Social Science Press.
David Davis is an award-winning freelance writer whose most recent book, Waterman, is the first full biography of Duke Kahanamoku, the father of modern surfing, published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2015. His first book, Showdown at Shepherd's Bush, about the seminal 1908 Olympic marathon race, was published by St. Martin's Press in 2012.
Donald Dewey. See Nick Acocella.
Maureen Duffin-Ward is the author of Suddenly Southern, published by Simon & Schuster/Fireside, which reached #10 on the SEBA bestseller list.
The late Nancy Dunnan was one of the most prolific and bestselling personal finance authors in the book industry. Her final book, Recession-Proof Your Life, was published by McGraw-Hill in Spring 2009.
Abby Ellin is a former New York Times regular columnist and freelance journalist. Her first book, Teenage Waistland, was published by Public Affairs and serialized in People magazine.
Bill Felber, executive editor of the Manhattan (KS) Mercury and a baseball historian, is the author of The Book on the Book, published by St. Martin's Press, and A Game of Brawl, a colorful account of the 1897 National League pennant race, published by the University of Nebraska Press/Bison Books. His most recent book, Under Pallor, Under Shadow, about the watershed American League pennant race of 1920, was published by Bison Books in 2011.
Daniel Fleshler is an American Jewish activist who has participated in efforts to counteract AIPAC for the past 20 years. His first book, Transforming America's Israel Lobby, was published by Potomac Books in Spring 2009.
Susan Futterman is the author of When You Work for a Bully, published by Croce Publishing.
George Gmelch, a professor of anthropology at the University of San Francisco and a former professional baseball player, is the author of a number of books, including Baseball Without Borders: The International Pastime, published by Bison Books. His experience as a minor league baseball player, against the backdrop of the social unrest of the 1960's, is the topic of his latest book, Playing With Tigers, published by the University of Nebraska Press in February 2016.
Dan Gordon and Mickey Bradley are veteran freelance writers who collaborated on Haunted Baseball, a book about baseball and the supernatural, and a sequel, Field of Screams, both published by Lyons Press.
Agnes Hooper Gottlieb. See Brent Bowers.
Henry Gottlieb. See Brent Bowers.
Bud Harrelson was Gold Glove winner, two-time All-Star, and a key member of the New York Mets first two National League titles in 1969 and 1973. His memoir, Turning Two, is the story of the only man to have been in uniform for both of the Mets championship seasons (1969 and 1987). It was published by St. Martin's Press in 2012.
Cecil Harris is a veteran sports reporter and the author of several books. He and Larryette Kyle-DeBose are the authors of Charging the Net, a history of blacks in tennis, published by Ivan Dee Publishers, now available from Rowan & Littlefield.
The late Stan Isaacs was a sports and feature columnist for many years at Newsday. He wrote the popular column, "Out of Left Field," which won a National Headliners award. His last book, Ten Moments That Shook the Sports World, was published by Skyhorse.
Davey Johnson, who rose to stardom with the great Baltimore Orioles’ teams of the '60s and '70s and later managed the New York Mets to the 1986 World Championship, has agreed to publish his memoir with Triumph Books. Davey's baseball career is unparalleled. As one of the top second basemen of his era, he was a four-time All-Star and pennant winner, including two World Series championships. His 43 home runs as an Atlanta Brave set the all-time MLB single-season record by a second baseman—a mark that still stands today. As a major league manager, he guided a record-tying four different teams to the postseason. A Renaissance man in the truest sense of the word, he’s also been a land investor, a pilot, a scratch golfer, and a mathematician generally credited with inventing computer analysis in baseball. Collaborating on his memoir is Erik Sherman, the bestselling author of Mookie and Kings of Queens.
Roger Kahn may be the most distinguished sports writer of our generation. His landmark work, The Boys of Summer, was hailed by Sports Illustrated as the greatest baseball book ever written. The book is now available in ebook (from Harper), audiobook (from Brilliance Audio) with plans in the works for a Broadway musical adaptation. Nine of his titles were re-released as ebooks by Diversion Books in 2012: The Era, 1947-1957; A Season in the Sun; Good Enough to Dream; Memories of Summer; How the Weather Was; Joe & Marilyn; The Seventh Game; Into My Own; and Games We Used to Play. Mr. Kahn's final work, Rickey & Robinson, the true story behind baseball's integration, was published by Rodale Press in 2014.
Charles Kelly was one of a small band of "young hippies" in California in the early 1970's credited with inventing the mountain bicycle. His memoir, Fat-Tire Flyer, about the birth of mountain biking and its legacy, was published by Velo Press in 2014.
Kim Dana Kupperman is an award-winning essayist. In 2009, she was awarded the 2009 Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize in Nonfiction through Middlebury College's Bread Loaf Program. I Just Lately Starting Buying Wings, a collection of her essays, was published by Graywolf Press in July 2010. A memoir, The Last of Her, was published in 2016 by Jaded Ibis Press.
Larryette Kyle-DeBose. See Cecil Harris.
Sean Lahman's list of credits include Total Baseball and the annual Pro Football Prospectus. His groundbreaking work, Pro Football Historical Abstract, was published by Lyons Press in Fall 2008 and hailed as "the most ambitious and fascinating football book of the year" by Publishers Weekly.
Bill Madden served as the national baseball columnist at the New York Daily News where he covered the sport for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the writer's wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010. He is the author of Steinbrenner, published by HarperCollins. The book spent 12 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Other books include Pride of October, published by Warner Books/Grand Central Publishing and two bestselling collaborations with Don Zimmer, including The Zen of Zim, published by St. Martin's Press. His most recent work, 1954, published by DaCapo Press in 2014, chronicles the racially-charged 1954 baseball season. Back in print from Triumph Books is the classic from 1990, Damned Yankees, written with Moss Klein. This title is also available in audio book format from Audible.
John Marcus, one of the most successful resume writing consultants in the country, is a frequent contributor to a range of publications, including the Wall Street Journal. His books include Resume Makeovers, published by McGraw-Hill.
Joanne McCallie is the head women's basketball coach at Duke University. A true "Title IX baby," McCallie was a Parade All-American in high school (only 40 players are selected nationwide), starred at Northwestern University, then gravitated into coaching. In 2005, she was named National Coach of the Year by the Associated Press after leading Michigan State to the NCAA championship game. When she left Michigan State to take the head job at Duke, she became the first women's head coach in Division I history to leave a Top 20 team to take over a Top 10 program. Her first book, Choice Not Chance, was published by John Wiley & Sons in 2012.
Bob McGee is the author of The Greatest Ballpark Ever, a lyrical tribute to Brooklyn's Ebbets Field, published by Rivergate Books at Rutgers University Press. The book won the 2005 Dave Moore Award as the "most important baseball book" of the year.
Philip Messing. See Bernard J. Whalen.
Craig Messmer is an educator whose creative formula for ranking the greatest players in baseball history, position by position, is the basis for Stat One, published by McGraw-Hill.
Robert Miraldi, Ph.D., is professor of journalism at the State University of New York in New Paltz and an award-winning author. His book, Scoop Artist, a biography of American journalist Seymour Hersh, was published by Potomac Books in 2013.
Robert Mladinich. See Bernard J. Whalen.
Jim Moskovitz is the producer of the nationally syndicated TV show, The Tim McCarver Show. He is the author with Pat Summerall of Sports in America, published by HarperCollins, and The Twelve Greatest Rounds of Boxing, with Ferdie Pacheco, now available from Sports Classics Books. His most recent book, Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems, written with McCarver and Danny Peary, is available from McGraw-Hill.
Bobby Murcer embodied the tradition and history of the New York Yankees for over five decades. During a 17-year playing career, he appeared in 1,908 games, batting .277 with 252 HR and 1,043 RBI. Murcer joined Lou Gehrig, Johnny Blanchard and Mickey Mantle as the only Yankees to hit home runs in four consecutive at bats. A five-time All-Star from 1971–75, Murcer is the only player to have played alongside both Mickey Mantle and Don Mattingly. After his playing career, Bobby became a mainstay in the Yankees' broadcast booth. On July 12, 2008, Bobby lost his courageous 19-month battle with brain cancer. Two months before his death, he published his memoir, Yankee for Life, with HarperCollins.
Sharon O'Donnell, an award-winning journalist, is the author of House of Testosterone, originally published by Jefferson Press, and named a "notable book" for February 2007 by Book Sense, now available in trade paperback from Houghton-Mifflin.
Lew Paper is the author of several books, including biographies of John F. Kennedy and William S. Paley. He is currently working on a book about the attack on Pearl Harbor, In the Caudron, that will draw extensively from the papers of the former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Joseph Grew. The book is slated for publication in 2018 by Regnery.
The late Phil Pepe covered sports in New York for more than five decades. He was the Yankees beat writer for the New York World Telegram & Sun from 1961-64, and for the New York Daily News from 1971-84. His last book, Yankee Doodles, was published by Skyhorse. His book, Core Four, the story of the four New York Yankees players who grew up together in the team's farm system and spearheaded the Yankees' most recent championship teams (Jeter, Rivera, Posada and Pettitte) was published by Triumph Books. The Ballad of Billy and George, the story of the unique and bizarre love-hate relationship between Billy Martin and George Steinbrenner, was published by Lyons Press in 2008. 61*, a first-hand account of the 1961 baseball season, focusing on Roger Maris' chase of the single-season home run record, was published in 2011, the 50th anniversary of Maris' feat, by Triumph Books. A revised edition of Core Four was published by Triumph in 2014. Now available in ebook format from Diversion Books are two of Mr. Pepe's classic works: Come Out Smokin', the biography of boxing great Joe Frazier, originally published in 1972, and The Wit and Wisdom of Yogi Berra.
Corey Perlman, a former business analyst at General Motors, owns and operates Find Your e!, Inc., which designs and conducts seminars for small business owners. His first book, eBoot Camp, was published by John Wiley & Sons in 2009.
Mary Beth Pfeiffer, a former Soros Media Fellow, put her investigative skills to work in Crazy in America, an examination of the mentally ill in U.S. prisons, originally published by Carroll & Graf, now available from Perseus Books. She is currently at work on The First Epidemic, an investigative examination of airborne tick disease, from Lyme disease to Zika, to be published by Island Press.
David Pietrusza is a bestselling historian whose books include Rothstein, an Edgar award finalist, and 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, an alternative selection of the History Book Club. Originally published by Carroll & Graf, both titles are now available from Perseus Books. His latest book, 1932, examining the dynamics behind the election of FDR in the U.S. and the rise to power of Adolph Hitler in Germany, was published by Lyons Press in 2015. He is now at work on a new book, TR's Last War, which follows Theodore Roosevelt's tumultuous and spirited footsteps leading up to America's involvement in World War I. The book is on target for a 2018 publication by Lyons Press.
Rob Rains is the author of a number of baseball books, including biographies of Tony LaRussa and Mark McGwire, and the co-author of Joanne McCallie's first book, Choice Not Chance. His latest work, Intentional Walk, a book about faith and the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals, was published by Thomas Nelson.
Philip Reed is the author of In Search of the Greatest Golf Swing, an engaging memoir about the author's relationship with the colorful golf legend, Mike Austin, available in both hardcover and paperback from Perseus Books. His two classic works of "car noir" fiction, Bird Dog and Low Rider, along with a new book, Marquis de Fraud, have been acquired by the Dutch publisher 280 Steps for release in ebook format. His latest book, Wild Cards, a first-person account of the shady world of casinos, blackjack and card-counting, was published in 2016 Skyhorse Publishing.
Bill Rodgers shocked the sports world in 1975 when this relatively unknown runner captured the Boston Marathon and set a new American record. He would win three more Boston Marathons, four New York Marathons and fuel the running boom that subsequently swept the nation in the 1970's. His book, Marathon Man, the story of his unlikely victory in Boston in 1975, was published by St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books in 2013. Polish rights to the work were acquired by Galatyka in 2014.
Charley Rosen is a New York Times bestselling author known for his blockbuster hit with Phil Jackson, More Than a Game. He is currently at work on The NBA's Fallen Angel, a biography of the mercurial life of Micheal Ray Richardson, the NBA all-star who is the only player to be banned from the league. The book will be published by the University of Nebraska Press.
McKenna Ruebush is an Idaho-based writer whose first book, Enter a Glossy Web, and an untitled sequel, were acquired by Christy Ottaviano Books at Henry Holt. In her debut novel, a girl named George is sent off by her eccentric aunt on a quest to find her missing uncle, armed with raincoats, a pile of sandwiches, a talking map, and two boys she meets along the way in a graveyard. The book was published in Fall 2016.
Sydney Schanberg is remembered as one of America's most distinguished journalists, the winner of the Pulitzer Price in 1976, a columnist at the New York Times and Newsday, and an award-winning media critic for the Village Voice. He became widely-known when his reporting on the fall of Cambodia in 1975, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize, was made into the Academy Award winning film, "The Killing Fields." Beyond the Killing Fields, an anthology of Mr. Schanberg's best writing on the subject of war, was published in 2010 by Potomac Books. His classic work, The Death and Life of Dith Pran, the basis for "The Killing Fields," was reissued in 2013 by Rosetta Books in ebook format.
Art Shamsky is a former outfielder and first baseman who played eight Major League seasons. He is best remembered for his four years with the New York Mets, where he played a pivotal role in helping the club win the 1969 World Series Championship. Look for Art's retrospective on the '69 Mets, Forever Brothers, written with Erik Sherman, in Spring 2019.
Erik Sherman is the co-author of two baseball autobiographies, Glenn Burke's Out At Home and Mookie Wilson's bestseller, Mookie. Originally self-published in 1995, shortly after Burke's death, Out At Home was re-released in Spring 2015 by Penguin/Berkley, with a new afterword by the co-author and a foreword by Billy Bean. His latest work, The Kings of Queens, an inside look at the players, then and now, from the 1986 Mets championship team, was published by Berkley in 2016. He is now at work with Davey Johnson on Johnson's memoir, to be published by Triumph Books.
Dan Schlossberg, co-author of memoirs from Ron Blomberg and Al Clark, is at work updating The Baseball Catalog. The new edition will be published by Skyhorse in 2017.
David Sowell, a North Carolina-based writer, is the author of Sarazen: The Story of a Golfing Legend and His Epic Moment, was published by Rowman & Littlefield in April 2017
Donna Sozio is a Los Angeles-based writer whose first book, Never Trust a Man in Alligator Loafers, was published by Citadel Press, and landed her on the Tyra Banks Show.
Marty Strasen is a former senior editor at the Tampa Tribune. His book, Cowboys Chronicle, a 50-year celebration of the Dallas Cowboys, was published by Triumph Books in 2010. His latest book, Gators vs. Hurricanes, a look at the fierce college football rivalry between the University of Florida and the University of Miami, was published by Skyhorse in 2016.
Eve Tahmincioglu is a frequent contributor to the New York Times business section and to the nation's top business publications, in addition to writing a weekly careers column for MSNBC.com. Her first book, From the Sandbox to the Corner Office, was published by John Wiley & Sons.
Roscoe Tanner was once ranked the fourth best tennis player in the world. His rise to fame and fall from grace are chronicled in Double Fault, written with Mike Yorkey, published by Triumph Books.
Bernard J. Whalen is a lieutenant in the New York Police Department. His book about the first 50 years of the NYPD, focusing on the relationship between the city's mayors and their police chiefs, NYPD: The First Fifty Years, was published by Potomac Books in 2014. His latest work, Undisclosed Files of the Police, written with Philip Messing and Robert Mladinich, was published in 2016 by Black Dog and Leventhal.
Mookie Wilson is one of the most popular players in New York Mets history and a member of the team's hall of fame. His memoir, Mookie, written with Erik Sherman, was published by Penguin Berkley in 2014.
Mike Yorkey. See Roscoe Tanner.
Don Zimmer spent nearly 60 years in a major league baseball uniform, from his playing days with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the mid-1950's to his pivotal role as bench coach for New York Yankees manager Joe Torre's championship teams. His books include the The Zen of Zim, written with Bill Madden, published by St. Martin's Press.