The true story of the baseball bat, from the first hand-hewn sticks to the latest innovations. Stuart Miller describes how they're made and who makes then as well as some of the great hitters who swung them: Wagner, Cobb, Ruth, Williams, Musial. Robinson, Mays, Mantle, Aaron, Rose. The book includes a wealth of historic black and white photos.
About the Author
Stuart Miller is the author of 100 Greatest Days in New York Sports and co-author of The Other Islands of New York City. He has written about baseball for the New York Times, ESPN: The Magazine, and many other publications.