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Entries from April 28th, 2014

Review: ‘Nine Bucks a Pound’ puts a human face on an ugly issue in America’s Pastime

April 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on Review: ‘Nine Bucks a Pound’ puts a human face on an ugly issue in America’s Pastime · Nine Bucks a Pound, Reviews

I thought I used to read a lot of sports books back in the heyday of Bailey’s Baseball Book Reviews. Lance Smith is making me look like a loafer. Over the past year he has tallied more than 100 posts on his site, The Guy Who Reviews Sports Books. This weekend he turned his spotlight […]

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L.A. Daily News: ‘Bailey has hit it on the screws again’

April 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on L.A. Daily News: ‘Bailey has hit it on the screws again’ · Nine Bucks a Pound, Reviews, The Greatest Show on Dirt

I’ve reviewed more than my share of baseball books over the past 5-6 years. Until recently, my reviews appeared regularly on BaseballAmerica.com as well as my own site, Bailey’s Baseball Book Reviews. Before I started getting burned out, I read and reviewed 25-30 books a year, which got to be a battle of endurance at […]

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Letting loose and having fun

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off on Letting loose and having fun · Writing

At what age do we become too self-conscious to simply enjoy ourselves? We took our four-year-old son to the Strong National Museum of Play yesterday, mainly to see Iron Man, though that was just the first (and longest, as we waited an hour in line) of many activities. The one that brought the biggest smile […]

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