John Kuenster, a former staff writer and columnist with the Chicago Daily News, and editor of The Columbian, he also wrote Heartbreakers  and At Home and Away  and edited The Best of Baseball Digest . He lived in Evergreen Park, IL a suburb of Chicago, prior to his 2012 death.
- John Kuenster: "Fighting Words", Baseball Digest, January 1961, pp. 63-66. 
- John Kuenster: Heartbreakers: Baseball's Most Agonizing Defeats, Ivan R. Dee Publishers, Chicago, IL, 2001. ISBN 978-1566634120
- John Kuenster: At Home and Away: 33 Years of Baseball Essays, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2003.