Phil S. Dixon is widely regarded as one of America’s foremost experts on baseball history. He has authored six previous books on the Negro Baseball leagues: The Ultimate Kansas City Baseball Trivia Quiz Book (Bon A Tirer Publishing), The Negro Baseball Leagues a Photographic History, 1867-1955 (Amereon House), The Monarchs 1920-1938 Featuring Wilber “Bullet” Rogan The Greatest Ballplayer in Cooperstown (Mariah Press), Phil Dixon’s American Baseball Chronicles, Vol. III, The 1905 Philadelphia Giants (Booksurge), John “Buck” O’Neil, The Rookie, The Man, The Legacy, 1938 (Author house), Phil Dixon’s American Baseball Chronicles, Vol. I, The 1931 Homestead Grays (Xlibris) and Phil Dixon’s American Baseball Chronicles, Vol. III, The 1905 Philadelphia Giants (2010 update), (Xlibris). A knowledgeable and entertaining speaker, Dixon lectures regularly to colleges, High schools, community groups and is routinely quoted in print and broadcast media. Dixon formerly worked in the Public Relations Department of the Kansas City Royals major league baseball team, and currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, an organization which he served as a co-founder in 1990. He has interviewed hundreds of athletes and researched baseball topics for more than twenty-five years.
Phil S. Dixon resides in Belton, Missouri, with his wife Kerry and children.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Phil S. Dixon is widely regarded as one of America’s foremost experts on baseball history. He has authored various books on the Negro Baseball leagues. He was awarded the prestigious Casey Award for the “Best Baseball Book” of 1992, and a SAB
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