Michael Dougherty is a Little Rock, Ark., writer, editor and publisher who loves baseball, politics and the blues.

He has three adult children: his daughters are Austin, Texas, residents; his son lives in Seattle.


Mike is president and co-founder of Big Inning Books, a personal publisher based in Little Rock.

He is writing two books — a novel and a baseball fan memoir — of his own.


He has been a member of the Society of American Baseball Research, Robinson-Kell Chapter, since 2005.

Mike and his wife, Nancy, were members of First Presbyterian Church in the downtown Argenta section of North Little Rock, Ark., before her death in January 2019.