Graham Womack

Freelance writer and editor

I'm a freelance writer and editor based in Sacramento, California. I've written for Sporting News, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Sacramento Bee, Sacramento News & Review, Gold Country Media, The National Pastime Museum, Sports On Earth, USA Today Sports Weekly, Hardball Times and many more.


Few African-Americans play baseball these days. A look at why this is-- and the fight to change this.
Bobby Grich on Baseball Hall of Fame chances: 'I'm not optimistic at all'
By stats, Bobby Grich nearly ranks as an inner circle Hall of Famer. Voters haven't seen it that way.
The second coming of Joe DiMaggio
Few baseball fans know of Joe Marty. But many once considered him a better prospect than Joe DiMaggio.
Dale Murphy would like to see a bigger Baseball Hall of Fame
Dale Murphy and many former greats are struggling to get in the Hall of Fame. He has an idea to change this.
The 25 best players not in the Baseball Hall of Fame
Many good baseball players aren't in Cooperstown. I polled Sporting News readers on the 25 best not enshrined.
When Hank Gowdy was a popular Hall of Fame candidate
Strangest voting story ever.
Race against time
Minor league statistician Bill Weiss died in 2011 with an invaluable baseball history collection. This is what became of it.
How Hall of Famers rank for salary in 2012 dollars
Even adjusting for inflation, famous baseball players have often been underpaid.
Unfortunate tale of S.F. shortstop Tony Gomez
Tony Gomez might have excelled in the Pacific Coast League. The problem: His skin was too dark.
An interview with Robert Creamer
Six months before he died, veteran baseball author Robert Creamer gave a surreal, powerful interview.

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