There’s an excuse to put a fire on and curl up with a great book. Discover and share these book recommendations. Get lost within the pages, and find yourself on the playing field.

I Found Someone to Play With

A Hard Road to Glory: The African American Athlete in Baseball

The Story of Negro League Baseball

Heroes of the Negro Leagues

Playing America’s Game: The Story of Negro League Baseball

The Negro Leagues – 40 Years of Black Professional Baseball in Words and Pictures

The Negro Baseball Leagues: A Photographic History

Rickey and Robinson: The Men Who Broke the Color Barrier

Every Other Sunday

The Forgotten Players: The Story of Black Baseball in America

Baseball and the Color Line

Don’t Let Anyone Take Your Joy Away: An Inside Look at Negro League Baseball and It’s Legacy

The Negro Leagues, 1869-1960

Satchel Paige and Company: Essays on the Kansas City Monarchs, Their Greatest Stars and Negro Leagues

Shades of Glory: The Negro Leagues and the Story of African American Baseball


The Forgotten History of America’s Negro Leagues

Baseball Stars: Negro League Pioneers

Black Diamonds – Life in the Negro Leagues from the Men Who Lived It

Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues, Revised Edition

The Complete Book of Baseball’s Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History

Few and Chosen – Defining Negro Leagues Greatness

Carrying Jackie’s Torch: The Players Who Integrated Baseball and America

Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversation with 52 Baseball Standouts

Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Fall of a Black Institution

Black Baseball Entrepreneurs 1860-1901

The Negro Southern League A Baseball History 1920-1951

Black Barons of Birmingham: The South’s Greatest Negro League Team and Its Players

Amazing Baseball Heroes: Inspirational Negro League Stories

Baseball: A Special Gift from God