ESPN producer's academic but searching inquest into fan misbehavior, tracing its history, psychology and horrific moments.
Bengie Molina with Joan Ryan
Surprisingly sensitive and well-written tale of family, commitment and baseball from the oldest of the big league catching bros.
The Pine Tar Game
A sticky moment milked for all its nutty, head-shaking glory, although the theory that it holds a deeper symbolism feels forced.
Still Throwing Heat
J.R. Richard and Lew Freedman
Astros righty gives a straightforward account of how he went from the All-Star Game to living under an overpass to preaching.