THEY PLAYED THE GAME

Never before released oral histories
from baseball's bygone eras, 1912-1981.








Available March 2019!

Noted baseball historian Norman L. Macht brings together a wide ranging collection of baseball voices from the Deadball Era to the 1970s. Forty-seven intimate and engaging interviews take you onto the field, into the dugouts and clubhouses, and inside the minds of both players and managers, divulging surprising revelations - both highlights and lowlights - about their careers, as they revisit their personal mental scrapbooks of the days when they played the game.

 
Ted Williams
John Roseboro
Charlie Wagner
Pat Corrales
John Francis Daley
Hal Newhouser
Carmen Hill
Mark Koenig
Gene Woodling
Don Kessinger
George "Highpockets"
Kelly