John Helyar's Lords of the Realm is outstanding.
Don't be scared away by the topic, but it's a history of the business of baseball. It's written by a Wall Street Journal Reporter.
It really does read like a novel, with great "characters" (Ted Turner, Bowie Kuhn, Charlie Finley), even though it's non-fiction.
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids