Jim Maggiore grew up in Brentwood, Long Island and has been a resident of the Greater Binghamton Area since finishing his studies at Binghamton University. His writings and photographs on baseball have previously appeared in the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin and various editions of the Binghamton Mets Souvenir Baseball Program. This is his fifth book; other works by Jim include: ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Baseball in Greater Binghamton: Tales from the Binghamton Baseball Shrine', ‘Spring Training with the Washington Nationals', Six More Wins: A Team, A Town, A Rebound, and a Championship!', ‘Golf in Broome County'.and Contra Costa Historical Society. She also serves as vice chair of The Contra Costa Historic Landmark Advisory Committee. She hopes that Lake Tahoe's West Shore will bring back fond memories of readers' time at the Lake, inspire all to Keep Lake Tahoe Blue, and conserve California's precious water resources.