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Sports Resource Guide

A guide to sources for sports research at Princeton University.

Baseball Biographies

Porter, David L., ed.
Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball.
Rev. and expanded ed. 3 vols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000.
Location:  Firestone Library: Non Circulating (Fnc)
Call Number:  GV865.A1 B55 2000
A revision of the 1987 edition, which can be found in the Firestone stacks, this three-volume dictionary includes 1,450 biographical entries of players, coaches, managers, umpire, and executives who shaped the development of baseball from the middle of the nineteenth century to the present.

Shatzin, Mike, ed.
The Ballplayers: Baseball's Ultimate Biographical Reference.
New York: Arbor House/William Morrow, 1990.
Location:  RECAP
Call Number:  GV865.A1 B323 1990

Skipper, John C.
A Biographical Dictionary of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2015
Location: RECAP
Call Number:  GV865.A1 S516 2015