is the author of The Seventh Inning Stretch: Baseball's Most Essential and Inane Debates, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out
(finalist for the 2008 Casey Award), and The Ultimate Minor League Baseball Road-Trip
(all from Lyons Press), among other books. He has written articles for a variety of print- and Web-based publications, including the ESPN.com Sports Travel site.
Kevin O'Connell is a west coast sports fan living in the east. He’s the writer of the short film Houses and Rooms and co-author of Why I Hate the Yankees.