THE FINAL SEASON

Fathers, Sons and One Last Season in a Classic American Ballpark

THOMAS DUNNE / ST. MARTIN'S PRESS​

 

This much-praised memoir of the last year at Tiger Stadium won the Casey and Elysian Fields awards for best baseball book of the year, and has been chosen for community reads and best-of-decade lists. 

 

"A moving protrayal of trying to hold on to the past while plunging into the future." -- USA Today

 

"It's splendid. No dad, son or combination thereof should get through June without 'The Final Season.' " -- The Detroit News

 

TY AND THE BABE

Baseball's Fiercest Rivals, a Surprising Friendship and the

1941 Has-Beens Golf Championship

THOMAS DUNNE / ST. MARTIN'S PRESS​

 

A finalist for a Quill Award, "Ty and The Babe" takes readers into the heart of the rivalry (and later-in-life friendship) of two of baseball's most legendary stars.

 

"As splendid as a sunny spring day at the ballpark. ... Stanton's writing is seamless." 

-- Publisher's Weekly, starred review

 

"A fascinating tale." -- New York Daily News

 

HANK AARON AND THE HOME RUN
THAT CHANGED AMERICA

WILLIAM MORROW / HARPERCOLLINS​

 

This powerful recollection penetrates the myth of Hank Aaron's chase and uncovers the compelling story behind the most consequential athletic achievement of the past fifty years. ​

 

"An eye-opener." -- Reader's Digest

 

"Stanton has an eye for the novelistic detail that captures the drama of Aaron's drive to the record." -- The New York Times Book Review

THE ROAD TO COOPERSTOWN

A Father, Two Sons and the Journey of a Lifetime

THOMAS DUNNE / ST. MARTIN'S PRESS​

 

In "The Road to Cooperstown," Tom Stanton takes readers on a pilgrimage to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It's a magical tale of fathers, brothers, and baseball heroes.

 

"True and sweet... Stanton turns a phrase as deftly as Maz used to turn double plays."

-- Richmond Times-Dispatch

 

"The equivalent of a tall icy glass of lemonade: direct, irresistible, bittersweet."

-- Seattle Post 

 

TERROR IN THE CITY OF CHAMPIONS

Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society That Shocked Depression-Era Detroit

LYONS PRESS / GLOBE PEQUOT

 

The riveting true story of the Black Legion, a terrorist organization that flourished in Detroit as the city experienced unparalleled sports success.

 

"Glittering triumphs cover up a sordid racist conspiracy in this lively vignette of the Motor City in its heydey." -- Publishers Weekly

 

"First-rate reporting and a seminar in how to employ context in investigative and historical journalism" -- Kirkus (starred review)

 

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