Sweet Spot: 125 Years of Baseball
and the Louisville slugger

The Sweet Spot Cover

Philip's last non-fiction book was on baseball history

Sweet Spot: 125 Years of Baseball and the Louisville Slugger, co-authored with business writer David Magee and with foreword by Ken Griffey Jr., was released by and can be purchased from Triumph Books, an imprint of Random House Publishing Group, in May 2009. The book has been featured on Fox Business News, Louisville public radio's "Studio 619," the L.A. Times and Ron Kaplan's Baseball Bookshelf.

The book contains many  never-before-seen photos, tells us how a family-owned woodshop near the falls of the Ohio River became one of the most recognizable brand names in all of sports. Learn the cultural history of the greatest game ever created and how it shaped America.