Building the Brewers has been published!

Building the Brewers: Bud Selig and the Return of Major League Baseball to Milwaukee was published by McFarland & Company on October 31, 2019.

Readers of the book will discover:

  • The owners, teams, and ballparks behind decades of minor league baseball in Milwaukee and Seattle
  • The rise and fall of the Milwaukee Braves, leading to a five-year struggle to return baseball to the city
  • The brief history of the Seattle Pilots, from the team’s exhilarating beginnings through financial ruin and bankruptcy court
  • How a major league team was relocated a week prior to the 1970 season
  • How the Brewers franchise eventually created an identity, built a supportive fan base, and a contending team in 1978

Order it here:

McFarland & Company

eBook versions are also available.

I am available for interviews and book events. Please email me at to connect.

Thank you for you support! This has been a crazy ride to publication!



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