Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Lineups

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Below are links to a number of articles related to Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Lineups. ┬áSome were written by me, some by talented friends. Anaheim Angels: “Wonderful Willie Smith” (posted 4/28/03) Arizona D’backs: “(Almost) One of a Kind” (posted 4/30/03) Baltimore Orioles: “Hoyt Wilhelm, Starter” (posted 5/6/03) Boston Red Sox: “Nixon defeats Dewey!” (posted 5/9/03) Chicago White Sox: “The Ballad of Reb Russell” (posted 5/18/03) Chicago Cubs: “Say good night, Gracie” (posted 6/7/03) K.C. Royals: “Neyer v. Flanagan” (posted 6/19/03) Brooklyn/L.A. Dodgers: “Hodges v. Garvey” (posted 7/16/03) New York Mets: “Switching LF’ers” (posted 7/2/03) New York Yankees: “Saving Chairman Whitey” (posted 5/16/04) Philadelphia Phillies: “Whither Chuck Klein?” (posted 6/20/03) Correcting the Record: Errors in the Big Book (updated regularly) New articles will continue to appear in this space, every so often until they don’t.
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What They’re Saying

About Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Lineups: “Rob Neyer is the best of the new generation of sportswriters. He knows baseball history like a child knows his piggy bank. He knows how to pick it up and shake it and make what he needs fall out.”
— Bill James
“The other sports simply do not lend themselves to these kinds of books, and Rob Neyer has tapped into the mother lode. I envy him his knowledge and I hope he sells a million.”
— Bob Ryan, The Boston Globe
“Rob Neyer just might be the most influential baseball writer of his generation His new project is wonderfully ambitious and succeeds brilliantly.”
— Tim Marchman, The New York Sun