Thomas E. Van Hyning, fluent in Spanish and a research manager for the Mississippi Tourism Division, served 1991-1995 as U.S. correspondent for the Puerto Rico Professional Baseball Hall of Fame and is a former member of SABR's Latin American Committee. He writes for The National Pastime and the Baseball Research Journal. Van Hyning is also the author of The Santurce Crabbers (1999). He lives in Florence, Mississippi.
"colorful history"--Library Journal; "comprehensive statistics and league standings"--Dugout; "a definitive guide"--The San Juan Star; "useful to students of Puerto Rican baseball"--Choice; "stories of players who cut their teeth...in this time-tested winter league"--USA Today Sports Weekly.