Review: Papi

Review by Budd Bailey It’s time for another discussion about that literary phenomenon – the double autobiography. And the person in question is baseball standout David Ortiz. Fans of the…

Book Review: Billy Martin

Review by Budd Bailey Weren’t there enough books out there about Billy Martin to leave almost anyone satisfied? Apparently not. It’s a little difficult to explain Martin to those who…

Book Review: The Captain

Review by Budd Bailey For more than 40 years, the third baseman’s job for the New York Mets read like something like an Abbott and Costello routine – as in…

The Year in Sports Books

By Budd Bailey If you’re anything like me, you probably have had time to do some reading in the past several months. Funny how a pandemic frees up time for…