Staff Picks: Books
Staff-recommended reading from the
We Are the Ship
Hands down, the best baseball book right now is We Are The Ship: The Story Of Negro League Baseball, by Kadir Nelson. Stunning illustrations and first-person narrative by an unnamed "Everyman" player combine to tell the story of the men who overcame whatever was in their way so that they could simply play ball.
We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball