We’re in the last days of March, which means Spring Training, those magical six weeks of believing in the perfectibility of mankind (or at least of baseball players), is about to come to an end.
The Spring Training Story, which I’ve been reading for years, is in some ways the token of the season’s Read More
The Penguin Press, which has been one pair of hands short since Vanessa Mobley’s departure at the end of January, has hired Nick Trautwein of Bloomsbury to edit nonfiction.
Mr. Trautwein, who came to publishing from magazines, has been at Bloomsbury since 2006; while there, he edited such titles as Edmund White’s A Boy’s Read More
The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty: The Game, the Team, and the Cost of Greatness, by Buster Olney. Ecco, 346 pages, $26.95.
I felt Chuck Knoblauch’s pain. I’d watch him snare a grounder at second base, and my stomach would twist in a knot as he faced the throw to first. Suddenly Read More