Melbourne Sports Books is owned and managed by Santo Caruso who was born in Melbourne in 1961 - the year of the Hawks!
In 1987, Santo opened his shop Melbourne Sports Books, specialising in sports books, in Flinders Lane, Melbourne. As the shop expanded It was moved to Elizabeth Street and later to Flinders Street. The shop has recently made another move and is now located on 51 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick.
Santo is a self-confessed sports-nut who is well known throughout Australia for his passion for providing other sports enthusiasts with Sports related titles.
He published his first book 'Football Grounds Of Melbourne' together with Marc Fiddian and Jim Main in 2002.