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Resources on Baseball
1920s Furman Baseball team
Furman University Baseball Team
ca. 1920s

Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. Other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives.

I. Manuscript and Archival
II. Books and Published Materials
  • Miracle in Atlanta: the Atlanta Braves story, Furman Bisher, 1966
  • Suder, Percival L. Everett, 1983
  • Willie Stargell: an autobiography, Willie Stargell and Tom Bird, 1984
  • Center field grasses: poems from baseball, Gene Fehler, 1991
  • I hit the ball!: baseball poems for the young, Gene Fehler; [illustrations by Mike Schacht], 1996
  • Tales from baseball's golden age, Gene Fehler, 2000
  • Dancing on the basepaths: baseball poetry and verse, Gene Fehler, 2001
  • Furman Baseball media guides, 2006, 2008-2010
  • Faithful to Fenway: believing in Boston, baseball, and America's most beloved ballpark, Michael Ian Borer, 2008
III. Reference and Other Materials in the General Collection
  • The cultural encyclopedia of baseball, Jonathan Fraser Light, 2005, Reference Collection
  • The great encyclopedia of nineteenth century major league baseball, David Nemec, 2006, Reference Collection
  • The Dickson baseball dictionary, Paul Dickson; edited and augmented by Skip McAfee, 2009, Reference Collection
  • Baseball : a history of America's game, Benjamin G. Rader, 2002, General Collection
  • Saying it's so: a cultural history of the Black Sox scandal, Daniel A. Nathan, 2003, General Collection
  • Out of the shadows: African American baseball from the Cuban Giants to Jackie Robinson, edited and with an introduction by Bill Kirwin, 2006, General Collection
  • The Big Bam: the life and times of Babe Ruth, Leigh Montville, 2006, General Collection
  • Fantasyland: a season on baseball's lunatic fringe, Sam Walker, 2006, General Collection
  • Beer, babes, and balls: masculinity and sports talk radio, David Nylund; foreword by Eric Anderson, 2007, General Collection
  • Understanding sabermetrics: an introduction to the science of baseball statistics, Gabriel B. Costa, Michael R. Huber and John T. Saccoman, 2008, General Collection
  • But didn't we have fun?: an informal history of baseball's pioneer era, 1843-1870, Peter Morris, 2008, General Collection
  • Stolen bases: why American girls don't play baseball, Jennifer Ring, 2009, General Collection
  • Physics of baseball & softball, Rod Cross, 2011, Science Library General Collection
  • Wins, losses, and empty seats: how baseball outlasted the Great Depression, David George Surdam, 2011, General Collection
  • Conspiracy of silence: sportswriters and the long campaign to desegregate baseball, Chris Lamb, 2012, General Collection
IV. Online Resources at Furman