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…

Book Review: Gods at Play

Review by Budd Bailey You hear the phrase “I couldn’t put it down” when it comes to books. That’s more rare than you’d think. Even the good ones call for…