Cover Photo: Yankees Manager Casey Stengel
and Augie Donatelli standing toe-to-toe
during an exhibition game
April 13, 1951 Copyright Bettman/CORBIS
"I enjoyed the book greatly. The author got
it right. Augie was a man of courage."
- Jerry Crawford, NL Umpire 35 years
"Augie was one of the best all around
umpires. He was great on the bases and also
behind the plate. You'd have to rank him as
one of the great umpires."
- Andy Olsen, NL Umpire 13 years
"In umpiring circlesmenu, Donatelli is a legend -
This is a terrific book for baseball fans and
- Rich Garcia, Umpire 25 years