Books by Jane Leavy

THE BIG FELLA by Jane Leavy
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"Sparkling, exemplary sports biography, shedding new light on a storied figure in baseball history."
Does the world need another biography of Babe Ruth (1895-1948)? If it's this one, then the answer is an emphatic yes. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"The best of the Mantle biographies."
Another biography of the late Yankee slugger—but this candid, compassionate portrait is worth a dugout full of the others. Read full book review >
SANDY KOUFAX by Jane Leavy
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Well-conceived and sharply drawn, a thinking fan's biography."
Taut biography of the Dodger great's playing years: baseball savvy and as far from tall-tale-telling as former Washington Post sportswriter Leavy (Squeeze Play, not reviewed) can get. Read full book review >