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  Volume 17, Number 2, Spring 2009

Table of Contents

From: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

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pp. ix-x


Whatever Happened to the Marvelous Importance of the Unimportant?: A Plea for Putting Today's Baseball and All-Sports Mania in Proper Perspective

pp. 1-12

"A Mirthful Spectacle": Race, Blackface Minstrelsy, and Base Ball, 1874-1888

pp. 13-30

A Case of Cultural Forgetting: Black Newspapers' Presentation of Black Baseball in 1932

pp. 31-44

Looking Bad on Paper, Worse on Film: Portrayals of Sports Journalists in Three Classic Baseball Films

pp. 45-57

Rings Born of Impulse: Gift-Exchange Economies in Eric Rolfe Greenberg's The Celebrant

pp. 58-69

Driven: Branding Derek Jeter, Redefining Race

pp. 70-79

I'm the King of the World?: Barry Bonds and the "Race" for the Record

pp. 80-89

Triple Play

Ben Harjo's All-Indian Baseball Club

pp. 90-102

Barnstorming, Baseball, and Bluegrass Music

pp. 103-121

Whither or Whether the Stolen Base?

pp. 122-135

Book Reviews

The Amazin' Mets, 1962-1969, and: The Yankees in the Early 1960s (review)

pp. 136-139

The New York Mets: Ethnography, Myth, and Subtext (review)

pp. 139-141

Watching Baseball, Seeing Philosophy: The Great Thinkers at Play on the Diamond (review)

pp. 141-143

Anatomy of Baseball (review)

pp. 143-145

The New England League: A Baseball History, 1885-1949 (review)

pp. 145-147

August "Garry" Herrmann: A Baseball Biography (review)

pp. 148-150

"The Greatest Game Ever Played in Dixie": The Nashville Vols, Their 1908 Season, and the Championship Game (review)

pp. 150-152

Eddie Collins: A Baseball Biography (review)

pp. 152-154

"Swish" Nicholson: A Biography of Wartime Baseball's Leading Slugger (review)

pp. 154-155

Working at the Ballpark: The Fascinating Lives of Baseball People, from Peanut Vendors and Broadcasters to Players and Managers (review)

pp. 155-156

The Fall of the 1977 Phillies: How a Baseball Team's Collapse Sank a City's Spirit (review)

pp. 157-159

The Best Game Ever: Pirates vs. Yankees: October 13, 1960 (review)

pp. 160-162

Film Review

The Bronx is Burning: The Complete Series (review)

pp. 163-165

Oral History

Mike Murphy: Equipment Manager, San Francisco Giants

pp. 166-173



pp. 174-175

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