Books Harry Katz Books by Harry Katz Harry Katz has written books about: Nonfiction Art & Design Sports Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Harry Katz Sports New Book Shows Off The Earliest Relics Of Baseball December 16, 2009 Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress reveals early baseball artifacts housed in the world's largest collection in Washington, D.C. It includes a diary entry from 1786 with a reference to "baste ball" and photographs of female players known as "bloomer girls." New Book Shows Off The Earliest Relics Of Baseball Listen · 8:15 8:15 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121511254/121511253" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 Gift Books to Delight, Inspire and 'Wow' November 27, 2006 This baker's dozen of picks for the booklovers on your list spans a range from American masters to Mexican pinups, panoramas to punk rock, cartoons to caterpillars. Why ask why? Enjoy!