Books by Filip Bondy

Released: July 21, 2015

"In terms of overarching significance, this is a slight book. It's worthy, however, for devoted professional baseball fans and for its artfulness in creating a narrative focused primarily on just one pitch—like that achieved by Mike Sowell in The Pitch that Killed (1989)."
New York Daily News sports columnist Bondy (Who's on Worst?: The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History, 2013, etc.) builds an entire book around one controversial play during a game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals on July 24, 1983. Read full book review >
Released: March 19, 2013

"The literary equivalent of a mid-July baseball game: a few highlights but largely forgettable."
A collection of anecdotes about some of the worst players, managers and owners in baseball history. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2007

"Like an all-star game: lots of style and flair, but not quite enough substance until the closing buzzer."
Savvy overview of a paradigm-shifting moment in basketball, and the legends it created. Read full book review >