Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Legends

To Purchase

I don’t really care how you buy it, as long as you do buy it.
That said, I get a tiny cut of the purchase price if you purchase from
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If you have read the book and have a comment or question about it, please e-mail Rob.


Reviews of Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Legends

Kaplan’s Baseball Bookshelf
(2 May 2008, and Kaplan has some real insights)

Pat Lagreid, The Baseball Book Review
(2 May 2008)

King Kaufman, Salon
(16 April 2008)

Geoff Young, Ducksnorts
(14 April 2008)

David Pinto, Baseball Musings
(10 April 2008)

Aaron Gleeman
(9 April 2008)

Joseph P., River Ave. Blues
(8 April 2008)

Allen Barra, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
(6 April 2008)

Chris Jaffe, The Hardball Times
(4 April 2008)

Dan Shanoff
(1 April 2008)

Steve Lombardi, Was Watching
(30 March 2008)

Craig Calcaterra, Shysterball
(28 March 2008)

Other Book-Related Stuff

Scribbly Tate: “The Legend of Old Giggly Pete”
(22 May 2008)

Book Excerpt: Ty Cobb & Carl Mays
(20 May 2008)

Don Zimmer & Maury Wills
(, 20 May 2008)

Book Excerpt: Thurman Munson & Carlton Fisk
(19 May 2008)

Did Gibson hit one out of Yankee Stadium?
(, 19 May 2008)

(most about the book, some not)

Geoff Young, Ducksnorts
(27 May 2008)

John Kreese,
(26 May 2008)

Mike McClary, The Daily Fungo
(21 May 2008)

Rich Lederer, Baseball Analysts
(21 April 2008)

Larry Borowski, Viva el Birdos
(21 April 2008)

Aaron Gleeman
(10 April 2008)

Joe Posnanski
(29 March 2008)

Chris Jaffe, The Hardball Times
(22 October 2007)

Bob Timmermann, Baseball Griddle
(21 February 2006)

Maury Brown, Oregon Stadium Campaign

What They’re Saying

about Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Legends:

Craig Calcaterra, ShysterBall:
“I recommend Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball
without reservation.”

Allen Barra, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch :
These chapters are like potato chips — you can’t stop with just one.”

Joe Posnanski:
“Rob’s theory is that fact is as interesting as fiction, and I have to say:  He’s right. The book really works for me. ”

Chris Jaffe, The Hardball Times :
“It really is a bathroom book.”