Scott Longert is the author of Addie Joss: King of the Pitchers (Society for American Baseball Research, 1998) and The Best They Could Be: The Cleveland Indians 1916-1920 (Potomac Books, 2013). His latest book is titled No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression (Ohio University Press) published in September 2016. Scott has recently completed an update of King of the Pitchers including a postscript and numerous anecdotes not included in the first printing.
Scott has written articles for the National Pastime, the Baseball Research Journal, Timeline, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine. He is a voting member for the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame.
He has appeared on WKYC –TV with Jim Donovan, More Sports & Les Levine Time-Warner Cable, WCPN Radio, CHML Radio Hamilton, Ontario.
Scott has his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and his master’s degree in American History (Post- Civil War) from Cleveland State University. Scott lives in Beachwood, OH with his wife Vicki, two cats and a golden retriever. You can find him online at http://www.scottlongert.com.