The Closer

Book Summary: The life and career of the greatest baseball closer of all-time, 5-time World Series Champion, Mariano Rivera.  Marino Rivera was already one of my favourite players. When I finally bought The Closer, it gave me such a deeper appreciation of the only man ever to be unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame … More The Closer

Becoming Mr. October

Book Summary: Reggie Jackson talks about his rise to fame in Oakland, winning three World Series championships before moving to New York to cement his status as “Mr. October.” Love him or hate him, Reggie Jackson is a baseball icon, one of the greatest. His personality alone deserves a spot in the Hall of Fame, but … More Becoming Mr. October

The Bronx Zoo

Book Summary: The Bronx Zoo is one phrase that described the 1978 World Champion New York Yankees. This book is Sparky Lyle’s point of view of the chaos the erupted on and off the field.  If you like baseball, know baseball history, like the New York Yankees, or even hate the New York Yankees, you probably … More The Bronx Zoo

The Yankee Years

Book Summary: Four-time World Series Champion Joe Torre recounts the highs and lows of his 11 years as Manager of the New York Yankees.  I’ve been a Yankees since I was 14 years old. I still remember the night the Yankees won the 1996 World Series. That final out ended an 18-year championship drought and launched … More The Yankee Years