Topic: Mickey Mantle
Baseball cards have gone the way of pick-up games and bike rides without parental supervision – but I bet they'll be back.
06/03/2011 02:11 pm
Baseball has been very very good to books. Sure, people like to read about football, basketball, and even (gasp) golf. But no professional athletes seem to have inspired as many words between covers as the boys of summer. The sheer volume of baseball books makes it hard to put together any kind of "best of" list. But I decided to give it a try, enlisting the help of two professional sportswriters (both women, for a fresh perspective). They suggested three personal favorites and then I added three of my own.
02/22/2011 11:55 am
In 2010 Monitor reviewers critiqued hundreds of books. Here's a list of the 28 nonfiction titles they considered the most outstanding. To assist you with your holiday shopping, each title here has a link that allows you to purchase the book – even as you help to support The Christian Science Monitor
11/30/2010 03:47 pm
Mickey Mantle biographer Jane Leavy talks about her quest to find the real man lurking behind Mantle's image.
10/28/2010 10:57 am
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
10/21/2010 06:48 pm
A little knowledge about baseball cards, video games, or coins can turn a relaxing hobby into a profit-making venture.
09/03/2010 01:00 pm
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. He bought the New York Yankees in 1973 for $10 million. Seven World Series titles later, the Yankees are worth more than $1 billion, due in large part to George Steinbrenner.
07/13/2010 04:11 pm
Two great American traditions merge when horror icon Stephen King turns his attention to baseball.
05/07/2010 03:54 pm
A Sunday morning dishwashing ritual is passed from father to son.
02/08/2010 02:29 pm
Column: The $150 kit lets you be the star in your favorite movies – all from your living room.
01/28/2009 12:00 am