Scott is a retired park ranger from the National Park Service. He has authored six books on
Cleveland baseball history, from a biography of Cy Young to the World War II years and beyond. Scott has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, most recently on the documentary, War on the Diamond, an in depth look at the rivalry between the Cleveland Indians/Guardians and the New York Yankees.
This past August, Scott spoke at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York as part of their author’s series. His current book is Victory on Two Fronts, a study of Cleveland baseball from 1941-1949. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University and has his Master’s Degree in American History from Cleveland State University.
Victory on Two Fronts
Cleveland baseball from the start of WWII to the World Championship of 1948. Profiles of Bob Feller, Larry Doby, Bill Veeck, Bob Lemon and others.
Bad Boys, Bad Times
An in depth study of the Cleveland Indians from 1937-1941. They were called the “Crybabies” due to the players trying to get the manager fired. Profiles of Lou Boudreau in his rookie year and others.
The Best They Could Be
The story of Cleveland’s first championship in 1920 and the players who won it all. Bio sketches of Tris Speaker, Stan Coveleski, Bill Wamby and Ray Chapman.