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April 2006
The Last Nine Innings: Inside the Real Game Fans Never See
Charles Euchner
Sourcebooks, Inc.
March 2006
288 pp

Euchner uses Game 7 of the 2001 World Series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees for a detailed exploration of the complexities of 21st century professional baseball.
May 2006
Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero
David Maraniss
Simon & Schuster
April 2006

"Maraniss deftly balances baseball and loftier concerns like racism; he presents a nuanced picture of a ballplayer more complicated than the encomiums would suggest. --Publishers Weekly