The game of baseball has more family relationships than any other professional sport. Family Ties contains a wide-ranging compilation of information about the many relatives who have participated in major league baseball. Find out which major league players had roots in the Negro Leagues or the Latin American leagues. Discover which baseball families were the most prolific on the field. Learn about major league brothers' achievements as teammates and opponents. Family Ties introduces such topics as the "First Family of Baseball" and the "Sons of the Big Red Machine." These are just a few of the many dimensions of baseball's relatives organized in this book. Baseball trivia buffs will be re-stocked with new tidbits of information. Baseball researchers and journalists will have new reference material for biographical projects. All readers will be amazed at the vastness of the research represented in this book.