Hoekstra book gets All-Star treatment on MiLB.com!

MiLB.com, the official site of Minor League Baseball, calls Hoekstra's Cougars and Snappers and Loons, Oh My!, A Midwest League Field Guide an "irreverent travelogue" of league and its characters. Read the full article, Hoekstra takes the field in the Midwest, here!

Cubbie Blues Podcast

Cubbie Blues editor Donald Evans was interviewed by WGN 720 radio's Don Digilio on the eve of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. Download and listen to the uncut MP3 podcast of that interview.

Sign the Petition!

Holy Cow! Can't Miss Press is a proud sponsor of The Common Fan Sings, a grassroots effort launched by Dave Cihla (co-creator of the Shawon-O-Meter) to let a regular Cubs fan sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch at Wrigley Field. Sign the petition to let Dave and other deserving Cubs fans carry on the tradition started by Harry Caray. Then view the video of Dave and some of his supporters singing "Happy Birthday" to Shawon at the Shawon-O-MeetUp at Murphy's Bleachers

About Us

Can't Miss Press was founded in 2008, the 100th year anniversary of the Chicago Cubs last championship season, as an imprint of State Street Publishing.

The mission of Can't Miss is to make really good, fun sports literature books that win readers with quality writing as much as theme. 


Meet the Publisher

George Rawlinson owns and operates State Street Publishing, an Elgin-based business dedicated to the integrity of the written word. In this new era of broad-based book buying, his company publishes works that educate, enlighten and entertain.

State Street publishes a wide range of titles, consisting primarily of nonfiction books on subjects such as local history, arts appreciation and sports.

Rawlinson is a longtime freelance writer, author and publisher. He wrote Fox Valley Veterans (2004) and Elgin People, Elgin Pets (2008). He has, in addition, written more than 5,000 newspaper pieces for the Chicago Sun-Times News Group.