For The Week magazine, he named his six favorite baseball books. One title on the list:
Bang the Drum Slowly by Mark Harris (Bison, $15).Read about the other five books on Werner's list.
A classic film but an even better novel. The story chronicles the raucous shenanigans of a fictional group of New York ballplayers. The only time I have ever cried more at an ending was when I watched Red Sox lefty Jon Lester, a cancer survivor, complete his 2008 no-hitter.