Last Updated On: April 20, 2021

“An absolute 'must read' for the legions of Chicago Cubs fans, The Forgotten 1970 Chicago Cubs: Go and Glow is impressively informative, exceptionally well organized, and unreservedly recommended for personal, community, college and university library Baseball Sports History collections.” --Read the rest of this review from Midwest Book Review.

“The book successfully makes the case that the 1970 Chicago Cubs, with the addition of Joe Pepitone and Milt Pappas, was even better than the 1969 team.” —Read the rest of this review from Baxter on

"Reading this book puts you right in Wrigley Field in 1970. You can almost smell the popcorn and hear the crack of the bat! —Read the rest of this review from William J. on Goodreads

“When I read one of Bill Bike's books I know the writing will be superb, the details accurate, and the story informative and entertaining.” —Read the rest of this review from Char on Books A Million

The Cubs “finished second in 1970, but this book is first place!” —Read the rest of this review from 1970 Cubs Fan on Powell’s

“Very interesting that conservative Cubs management threw caution to the winds that year and signed some bad-boy ballplayers in an effort to win a pennant. The book really puts the reader back in that era.” —Read the rest of this review from Aries 1957 on World Cat

“The book is a great introduction to American baseball, American baseball stars, a team that is popular worldwide, and recalls a superb season in which a team didn't quite make it to the championship, but gave its fans great enjoyment while they tried.” –Read the rest of this review from William J. on Angus & Robertson.

“The computer-generated fantasy playoff and World Series games are fantastic—I've never seen anything like that in a sports book!” —Read the rest of this review from Aries1957 on Alibris

“What was fascinating about this book was how the Chicago Cubs, known at the time for their love of players with crew cuts who drank milk, threw conservatism out the window and kept acquiring ‘bad boys’ in an attempt to finally win the pennant.” --Read the rest of this review from CubFan2021 on

“In fans’ memories, the 1970 season pales to the memory of 1969. This book will change that!” –Read the rest of this review from Sterling2021 on the Chicago Public Library site.

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