Lyle Spatz

From BR Bullpen

Lyle Spatz (born 1937) is the author of several baseball books, including the following: The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America: The 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers; Dixie Walker: A Life in Baseball; Bad Bill Dahlen: The Rollicking Life and Times of an Early Baseball Star and 1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York (winner of the 2011 Seymour Medal). Spatz also contributed to Major League Baseball Profiles: 1871-1900 and has chaired SABR's Baseball Records Committee for over 20 years.

Spatz won the L. Robert Davids Award from SABR in 2000 and was a winner of the Henry Chadwick Award in 2017.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Lyle Spatz: Bad Bill Dahlen: The Rollicking Life and Times of an Early Baseball Star, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2004. ISBN 978-0786419784
  • Lyle Spatz, ed.: The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America: The 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2012. ISBN 978-0803239920
  • Lyle Spatz and Steve Steinberg: 1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2010. ISBN 978-0803239999
  • Steve Steinberg and Lyle Spatz: The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the New York Yankees, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2015. ISBN 978-0803248656
  • David Vincent, Lyle Spatz and David W. Smith: The Mid-Summer Classic: The Complete History of Baseball's All-Star Game, Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2001. ISBN 978-0803292734