Amazon.com is now taking pre-orders for the much-anticipated “Haunted Baseball: Ghosts, Curses, Legends and Eerie Events,” which will be released with Lyons Press in September 2007.
Providence, RHODE ISLAND: Haunted Baseball: Ghosts, Curses, Legends, and Eerie Events is now available for pre-orders.
Scheduled for release with Lyons Press on September 1, 2007, the much-anticipated paperback will be the first ever collection of ghost stories gathered from players, stadium personnel, front-office folks, umpires, and fans. The compendium will explore the sometimes amusing, sometimes spooky connection between baseball and the paranormal.
From haunted ballparks to meddling Hall-of-Famers, Haunted Baseball will be chock full of fun, quirky stories that will please skeptics and believers alike.
Authors Dan Gordon and Mickey Bradley interviewed over 500 past and present major leaguers for their stories, along with hundreds more in he baseball community. In 2006, they launched the web site www.hauntedbaseball.com that includes information on the soon-to-be-published book and a book excerpt on ghost sightings by ballplayers and coaches at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, the hotel for visiting teams playing the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
To pre-order a copy, go to: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1599210223/ghostvillagecom
Dan Gordon is author of the regionally-popular Cape Encounters: Contemporary Cape Cod Ghost Stories, which has sold over 10,000 copies in its first year in print. He’s also a diehard Red Sox fan and has written extensively on baseball including two chapters for Baseball without Borders: The International Pastime (November 2006, University of Nebraska Press).
Mickey Bradley is a lifelong Yankees fan, named after the legendary Yankees center fielder. He has been working as a freelance writer for more than a decade in both Manhattan and Upstate New York.