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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carrie Muskat  

Pen Name: None


Born: N/A

-- Carrie Muskat on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Muskat lives in Chicago and has been covering the Chicago Cubs since 1987. She has been the Cubs beat writer for MLB. com since April 2001.

Biographical and Professional Information

Muskat is a reporter for, the official website of Major League Baseball. Formerly a regular contributor to USA Today, she is also the author of eight sports books for children.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Frank Thomas (Baseball Legends)
ISBN: 0791043819

Chelsea House Pub. 1997

A biography of the Chicago White Sox slugger who came to be known as "The Big Hurt" for his prowess with the bat

Barry Bonds (Baseball Legends)
ISBN: 0791043762

Chelsea House Pub. 1997

A biography of the San Francisco Giants outfielder who came to prominence in the 1990s

The Composite Guide to Hockey
ISBN: 079104727X

Chelsea House Pub. 1997

Traces the story of hockey, from its beginnings, to its first stars, great teams, and championship games, to the notable players of today.

The Composite Guide to Tennis
ISBN: 0791047288

Chelsea House Pub. 1997

Traces the story of tennis, from its beginnings to its first great stars, championships, and notable players of today

Sammy Sosa (Latinos in Baseball)
ISBN: 1883845920

Mitchell Lane Pub Inc. 1998

Presents the life and baseball career of Sammy Sosa, who, along with Mark McGwire, in 1998 broke the long-standing record of most home runs hit in a season

Bernie Williams (Latinos in Baseball)
ISBN: 1584150114

Mitchell Lane Pub Inc. 2000

A biography of the New York Yankee center fielder, Bernie Williams, winner of the 1998 American League batting title.

Banks to Sandberg to Grace: Five Decades of Love and Frustration with the Chicago Cubs
ISBN: 0071385568

McGraw-Hill Education. 2002

Banks to Sandberg to Grace brings together more than 60 first-person accounts from the past 50 years of Cubs baseball. Each of the storytellers whose voices are heard throughout shares his or her personal, revealing account of what it was like to play or work for the Cubs. Hank Sauer laughs about fans in the bleachers throwing tobacco at him. The team's longtime equipment manager, Yosh Kawano, talks about gaining the trust and friendship of players such as Ryne Sandberg. And WGN-TV producer Arne Harris reminisces about sharing an earpiece with Jack Brickhouse and Harry Caray. Includes a foreword by Chicago sportswriter Bob Verdi.



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