Book Review: Toe Blake

Review by Budd Bailey One of the joys of reading history is the way it came make somewhat dusty names from the past spring to life. Take Toe Blake, the…

Book Review: The Wax Pack

Review by Budd Bailey “The Wax Pack” starts with an interesting concept from an unusual baseball author. Brad Balukjian doesn’t have the standard biography. He has a Ph.D. in entomology…

Book Review: The Game

Book Review by Budd Bailey It seems difficult to grasp the idea that one of the most famous games in college football history – and one that doesn’t date back…

Book Review: Chuck Noll

Review by Budd Bailey You might have heard a lot about the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s. Coming from a 1-13 season in 1969, the Steelers built up their base…

Review: The Russian Five

Review by Budd Bailey “The Russian Five” starts in a very unusual way for a sports book. Author Keith Gave goes back in time almost 30 years to 1990 when…

Book Review: Cujo

Review by Budd Bailey Hockey fans might know about Curtis Joseph’s exploits on the ice, but they may have no idea on what he sort of odds he overcame to…

Book Review: Insight Pitch

Review By Budd Bailey Skip Lockwood didn’t have a typical professional baseball career. And he certainly didn’t have a typical life after baseball. So why would you expect him to…