Recommended Read: Forever Blue

Forever Blue by Michael D’Antonio offers a detailed look, and balanced approach to, the tale of the Brooklyn Dodgers and owner Walter O’Malley. More than just a biography of O’Malley, the book looks at the role of the Dodgers in Brooklyn and all the characters involved with the organization during the 1940s and 1950s. From Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in the Majors to general manager Branch Rickey’s exploits, D’Antonio brings the legends of baseball past to life. A good read in itself, Forever Blue leaves you wanting to learn more about one of baseball’s most storied eras.

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