Selected Recent Works
As the first biography of the elite fighter, Lou Ambers: A Biography of the World Lightweight Champion and Hall of Famer, brings to life the talented pugilist with comprehensive accounts and never before published photographs.
“Rich in historical insight, thoroughly researched, and enhanced by many photographs, Baker’s extraordinary The World Colored Heavyweight Championship, 1876-1937, is a book to read, savor and discuss. "
– IBRO Journal (International Boxing Research Organization), December 2020 (Issue 148)
“Extraordinary...[Baker] has an immense knowledge of the sport...combines a crucial aspect of boxing history with a portion of American History. It’s a book written with a narrative that unfolds in a clear and relaxed manner and should be read and relished.”