PETER C. BJARKMAN AUTHOR

SABR HENRY CHADWICK AWARD WINNER


Havana, Cuba (March 2009)

Selected Books

“Daring, honest, exceptional… Peter C. Bjarkman has written a must-read primer for anyone considering the truth behind Cuban baseball’s impact on Major League Baseball.”—Ray Otero
"A celebration of the powerful grip that America's game has on its millions of fans, and an attempt to recreate baseball history as it lives in our memory and imagination."
“Nobody knows more about the intertwining of politics and baseball in Cuba than Peter Bjarkman ...”—Omar Minaya
"Bjarkman delivers the definitive work on Cuban baseball"—Library Journal
"Smoke is visual, visceral energy ... Rarely does a baseball book offer so much ..."—Sports Collectors Digest
"... this gem is truly a triumph of research and good writing ..."—Library Journal
"An unrivaled definitive history of the Latino invasion of the North American pastime."—amazon.com
Five-decade illustrated history of major league baseball's most successful and popular post-expansion-era franchise
Nine early Bjarkman authored volumes on basketball history, including a popular illustrated history of the Boston Celtics and what some in the late-1990s called a definitive history of college basketball
Nine early Bjarkman authored sports biographies for Young Adult Readers produced in the early and mid-1990s

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Peter C. Bjarkman
P.O. Box 2199
West Lafayette, IN 47996-2199
USA
email: bjarkman@​mindspring.com
iPhone Cellular: 765.491.8351
Office Phone: 765.449.4221