Gimbling in the Wabe – RIP, W. P. Kinsella

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On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Canadian author W.P. (Bill) Kinsella died at age 81. The news didn’t make a lot of waves, but I did notice it, albeit a few days after it happened.  To be honest, I don’t know Mr. Kinsella’s work beyond his 1982 novel Shoeless Joe.  And in fact, I only know [….]

Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere by Lucas Mann

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Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere Lucas Mann Pantheon Books First Edition: May 7, 2013 ISBN 978-0-307-90754-7 Nick Franklin, a rookie second baseman with the Seattle Mariners who was just called up on May 27 from AAA Tacoma, is off to a very good start in his first month with the club.  As [….]