Don Zminda spent more than two decades with STATS LLC, first as director of publications and then director of research for STATS-supported sports broadcasts. He has written or edited over a dozen sports books, including Double Plays and Double Crosses: The Black Sox and Baseball in 1920 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021) and the SABR publication Go-Go to Glory: The 1959 Chicago White Sox. He has been a member of the Society for Baseball Research since 1979. A Chicago native, Zminda now resides in Los Angeles.
1: The Man Who Wasn’t There
2: Early Days
3: Voice of the Cardinals
4: Changing Times
5: New Partners
7: Up and Downs
8: Glory Days
9: End of an Era
11: New Man in Town
12: South Side Blues
13: A Tumultuous Year
14: Harry, Jimmy, and Bill
16: Eddie and Jerry and Harry and Jimmy
17: Harry Heads North
18: Superstar of the Superstation
19: Stroke and Recovery
20: The Mayor of Rush Street
21: North Side versus South Side
22: Slips, Strikes, and Controversies
23: Last Call
24: A Long Goodbye
25: Epilogue: Harry Caray’s Lasting Impact
About the Author
Don Zminda has given us a biography worthy of the subject.... His fans will love this book.
4/7/2021: Don’s book was mentioned in this article written for the Chicago Tribune which talked about the start of Harry Caray’s start with the Chicago White Sox.
4/26/21: Don wrote an article about Harry Caray’s debut as the announcer for the Chicago White Sox.