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  Volume 21, Number 1, Fall 2012

Table of Contents

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p. ix


Murder, Espionage, and Baseball: The 1934 All American Tour of Japan

pp. 1-11

Slugging and Snubbing: Hugh Casey, Ernest Hemingway, and Jackie Robinson—A Baseball Mystery

pp. 12-46

Barrio, Bulldozers, and Baseball: The Destruction of Chavez Ravine

pp. 47-52

The Cause of Baseball: Baseball and Nation-Building in Revolutionary Cuba

pp. 53-68

Managing Integration: Clemente, Wills, “Harry the Hat,” and the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 1967 Season of Discontent

pp. 69-102

Stephen Crane, Baseball, and a Red Badge

pp. 103-117

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

Shoeless Joe, the Bambino, the Big Bankroll, and the Jazz Age

pp. 118-127

Rookie Ball, 1965

pp. 128-140

Book Reviews

Histories of the Old Pacific Coast League: A Review Essay

pp. 141-147

Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War by Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu (review)

pp. 148-150

Kenichi Zenimura: Japanese American Baseball Pioneer by Bill Staples Jr (review)

pp. 150-153

Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage, and Assassination During the 1934 Tour of Japan by Robert K. Fitts (review)

pp. 153-156

Butterfly Winter by W. P. Kinsella (review)

pp. 156-157

The Baseball Film in Postwar America: A Critical Study, 1948–1962 by Ron Briley (review)

pp. 158-159

Connie Mack: The Turbulent and Triumphant Years, 1915–1931 by Norman L. Macht (review)

pp. 160-162

Double No-Hit: Johnny Vander Meer’s Historic Night Under the Lights by James W. Johnson (review)

pp. 162-164

Lefty: An American Odyssey by Vernona Gomez and Lawrence Goldstone (review)

pp. 164-166

Gil Hodges: The Brooklyn Bums, The Miracle Mets, and The Extraordinary Life of a Baseball Legend by Tom Clavin and Danny Peary (review)

pp. 166-169

The Kings of Casino Park: Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932 by Thomas Aiello (review)

pp. 169-171

Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick by Paul Dickson (review)

pp. 171-174

Conspiracy of Silence: Sportswriters and the Long Campaign to Desegregate Baseball by Chris Lamb (review)

pp. 174-176

The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, 1947–1961: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela by Lou Hernández (review)

pp. 176-178

Summer of ’68: The Season that Changed Baseball—and America—Forever by Tim Wendel (review)

pp. 178-180

Curt Flood in the Media: Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist-Athlete by Abraham Iqbal Khan (review)

pp. 180-182

Jewish Major Leaguers in Their Own Words: Oral Histories of 23 Players by Peter Ephross with Martin Abramowitz (review)

pp. 182-184

The South Bend Blue Sox: A History of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Team and Its Players, 1943–1954 by Jim Sargent and Robert M. Gorman (review)

pp. 184-186

Wherever I Wind Up. My Quest for Truth, Authenticity, and the Perfect Knuckleball by R. A. Dickey with Wayne Coffey (review)

pp. 187-188



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pp. 190-191

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