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  Volume 19, Number 2, Spring 2011

Table of Contents

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p. ix


Women's Baseball in the 1860s: Reestablishing a Historical Memory

pp. 1-26

"Baseball for the Insane": The Middletown State Homeopathic Hospital and its "Asylums"

pp. 27-43

Syncopated Hits: The Clef Club Negro Baseball Team in Jazz-Age Paris

pp. 44-52

The Baseball-Radio War, 1931-1935

pp. 53-60

Great White High Hopes: Race, Masculinity, and the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies

pp. 61-76

The House That Cultural Capital Built: The Saga of the New Yankee Stadium

pp. 77-92

Baseball in Tasmania

pp. 93-100

Triple Play

Personal Reviews, Op-ed Pieces, and Polemics from Outside the Purview of the Umpires

Mark Twain's Mysterious Scoresheet

pp. 101-113

Franklin P. Adams's "Trio of Bear Cubs"

pp. 114-140

Steroids, Tommy John, and Cataracts: What's the Difference?

pp. 141-143


Baseball After Dark

p. 144

Death of the Veteran Baseball Player, and: End of the Season: Tough-Luck Ballplayer in the Diamond Bluff Tavern

pp. 145-147

1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York (review)

pp. 148-150

Joe Cronin: A Life in Baseball (review)

pp. 150-152

Roger Maris: Baseball's Reluctant Hero (review)

pp. 152-154

Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend (review)

pp. 154-158

Top of the Order: 25 Writers Pick Their Favorite Baseball Players of All Time (review)

pp. 158-160

Spirits in the Grass (review)

pp. 160-162

Eye for Talent: Interviews with Veteran Baseball Scouts (review)

pp. 162-164

High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time (review)

pp. 165-167

The Federal League of Base Ball Clubs: The History of an Outlaw Major League, 1914-1915 (review)

pp. 167-168

Baseball's Peerless Semipros: The Brooklyn Bushwicks of Dexter Park (review)

pp. 168-170

Those 1940 Detroit Tigers: The Story of a Trio of Hall of Famers with Birdie, Barney, Bobo, Schoolboy, and Pinky Higgins (review)

pp. 170-172

Chasing Baseball: Our Obsession with Its History, Numbers, People and Places (review)

pp. 172-175

Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball (review)

pp. 175-177

The Politics of Baseball: Essays on the Pastime and Power at Home and Abroad (review)

pp. 177-180

Joy in Mudville: Essays on Baseball and American Life (review)

pp. 180-181


pp. 182-183

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