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22 Best Baseball Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Baseball books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best baseball books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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    Ball Four
  2. 2
    The Boys of Summer
  3. 3
  4. 6
    Five Seasons
  5. 9
    Wait Till Next Year

    Wait Till Next Year

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

  6. 11
    October 1964

    October 1964

    David Halberstam

  7. 12
    Summer of '49

    Summer of '49

    David Halberstam

  8. 14
    Joe DiMaggio

    Joe DiMaggio

    The Hero's Life

    Richard Ben Cramer

  9. 17
    The Summer Game

    The Summer Game

    Roger Angell

  10. 18


  • How was this Baseball books list created?

    We searched for 'best Baseball books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Baseball books are in this list?

    There are 22 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Baseball books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Baseball books on the internet.

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