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Baseball Resources at the Library of Congress

Conducting Baseball Research

For the beginning baseball researcher, there are several excellent starting points for becoming acquainted with research strategies, resources, and publications in the field of baseball. These starting points are listed below. Explore the sub-pages of this section to learn more about how to start researching baseball history at the Library. The pages include an overview of visiting the Library for research purposes; a breakdown of baseball-related materials held in specific Library divisions, reading rooms, and research centers; how to search the Library's online catalog for baseball-related materials; and a list of important subscription databases available at the Library for baseball research.

Note: Some of the book mentioned on this page and its sub-pages link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

Starting Points: Baseball Research Guides

Starting Points: Baseball Bibliographies