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  Volume 14, Number 1, Fall 2005

Table of Contents

From: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

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p. ix


Uncertain Beginnings: Baseball and Long Bob Ewing in Early-Twentieth-Century-Cincinnati

pp. 1-18

The Brooklyn Dodgers' Move to Los Angeles: Was Walter O'Malley Solely Responsible?

pp. 19-40

Two out of Three Ain't Bad: Branch Rickey, Walter O'Malley, and the Man in the Middle of the Dodger Owners' Partnership

pp. 41-46

The Great Base Ball Match of 1858: Base Ball's First All-Star Game

pp. 47-66

History as Myth in Bernard Malamud's The Natural

pp. 67-77

Rocky Point: A Lone Outpost of Sunday Baseball in Sabbatarian New England

pp. 78-97

Dashing Dagos and Walloping Wops: Media Portrayal of Italian American Major Leaguers before World War II

pp. 98-106

Baseball and Fictional Television: Our National Pastime Meets Our National Obsession

pp. 107-113

Tinker to Evers to Chance: Poetry in Motion

pp. 114-129

Triple Play

Baseball Literary Journals: The Grass-roots Literature of the Game

pp. 130-143

James Joyce "U.p." at Bat: Baseball Symbolism in Ulysses' "Nausicaa"

pp. 143-150

After the Game

pp. 152-154

Review Essays

The American Game: Baseball and Ethnicity (review)

pp. 155-165

Shutout: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston, and: Red Sox Century: 100 Years of Red Sox Baseball, and: Extra Bases: Reflections on Jackie Robinson, Race, and Baseball History (review)

pp. 165-175

A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers, and: Nine Innings from Ground Zero (review)

pp. 175-179

Book Reviews

September Swoon: Richie Allen, the '64 Phillies, and Racial Integration (review)

pp. 180-182

The Last Good Season: Brooklyn, the Dodgers, and Their Final Pennant Race Together (review)

pp. 182-183

Pepper Martin: A Baseball Biography (review)

pp. 184-185

Ted Williams, The Biography of an American Hero (review)

p. 186

The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics (review)

pp. 187-188

Stage & Screen

Take Me Out (review)

pp. 189-191

HU$TLE (review)

pp. 191-194

Mr. Deeds Goes to Yankee Stadium: Baseball Films in the Capra Tradition (review)

pp. 194-196



pp. 197-198

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