Meet David

David Krell is a noted historian and author. His passion for baseball began in childhood with reading books like John Rosenburg’s The Story of Baseball and playing on Springfield, New Jersey’s Little League teams. He is a regular speaker at Baseball Hall of Fame and Society for American Baseball Research conferences in addition to the Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention.

As volunteer chair of SABR’s Elysian Fields Chapter (Northern New Jersey) and Spring Training Research Committee, David is dedicated to expanding the scope of baseball scholarship and raising awareness of the sport’s incredibly rich history.

David’s books include 1962: Baseball and America in the Time of JFK, Do You Believe in Magic? Baseball and America in the Groundbreaking Year of 1966, and Our Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers in History, Memory and Popular Culture. David edited the anthologies The New York Yankees in Popular Culture and The New York Mets in Popular Culture.

David is a former TV news producer and an alumnus of the University of Maryland, Villanova Law School (J.D.), and Cardozo Law School (LL.M.).

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