ABOUT AUTHOR SCOTT LONGERT


Scott H. Longert, an avid baseball historian, has an undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and an M.A. degree in American History from Cleveland State University. He has spent many years in the history field serving as the Sports Archivist for the Western Reserve Historical Society and Site Manager for Shandy Hall, an 1815 home in northeast Ohio. Scott was a Park Ranger for the National Park Service, stationed at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site until his recent retirement.

Scott has been a freelance writer for twenty- five years, publishing news articles on baseball history for The Cleveland Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine, The National Pastime, The Baseball Research Journal and TimeLine Magazine.

In addition to writing, Scott is an accomplished speaker, presenting talks on Cleveland baseball history and League Park. He spoke at the 100th anniversary ceremony of Addie Joss's perfect game, held on the grounds of historic League Park. Scott enjoys speaking to groups and organizations all around northeast Ohio. Check the home page for dates and times.

As a huge Indians fan Scott and his wife Vicki attend many games each summer, patiently waiting for another World Series appearance. Although it finally happened in 2016 both Scott and Vicki will remain loyal fans until the end of time. This is why we want to bring you the books of the Cleveland Indians team and the era's they played in .

Scott's new book, Bad Boys, Bad Times is the second installment of a trilogy on Cleveland Indians Baseball history. The first began in 1916 and the final installment will take the Indians up to and through the 1948 World Series.