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  Volume 22, Number 1, Fall 2013

Table of Contents

Diamond Quotes

pp. ix-x


“Let Them Play!”: The Cannon Street All-Stars and the 1955 Little League World Series

pp. 1-10

Voyage to the Land of the Rising Sun: The Wisconsin Badger Nine’s 1909 Trip to Japan

pp. 11-19

Youth Baseball and Colonial Identity in Taiwan, 1920–1968

pp. 20-43

Miami Stadium’s Grand Opening Gala

pp. 44-51

Pastime or Waste of Time: Narratives in the Media Surrounding the 2006 World Baseball Classic

pp. 52-77

Is This Heaven? It’s Iowa the World Baseball Classic: “Field of Dreams” Moments in Global, Domestic, and Internal Marketing

pp. 78-102

Bud Selig’s “Hope and Faith” in His Last Great Goal Rewarded on Jupiter’s Field of Dreams

pp. 103-117

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

Tiger Town: Spring Training, 1966

pp. 118-129

The Accidental Mascot: How Mr. Celery Reached His Salad Days with the Wilmington Blue Rocks

pp. 130-136


The Sound of the Bat, and: A Few Meditations on the Tightly-Wound Baseball

pp. 137-138

Book Reviews

The Farmer’s Game: Baseball in Rural America by David J. Vaught (review)

pp. 139-141

The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America’s Game by Edward Achorn (review)

pp. 141-143

Baseball and Social Class: Essays on the Democratic Game That Isn’t ed. by Ronald E. Kates and Warren Tormey (review)

pp. 143-146

When Baseball Isn’t White, Straight and Male: The Media and Difference in the National Pastime by Lisa D. Alexander (review)

pp. 146-148

Beyond Home Plate: Jackie Robinson on Life After Baseball by Michael Long, ed (review)

pp. 149-151

Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues by Samuel O. Regalado (review)

pp. 151-153

American Jews & America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball by Larry Ruttman (review)

pp. 153-155

Mr. Wrigley’s Ball Club: Chicago & the Cubs during the Jazz Age by Roberts Ehrgott (review)

pp. 156-157

Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball’s Color Line by Tom Dunkel (review)

pp. 158-160

The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age by Robert Weintraub (review)

pp. 160-162

The American League in Transition, 1965–1975: How Competition Thrived When the Yankees Didn’t by Paul Hensler (review)

pp. 162-164

The Expos in Their Prime: The Short-Lived Glory of Montreal’s Team, 1977–1984 by Alain Usereau (review)

pp. 164-167

The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych by Doug Wilson (review)

pp. 167-169

The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption by Stuart Banner (review)

pp. 169-171

Making It in the Minors: A Team Owner’s Lessons in the Business of Baseball by Arthur P. Solomon (review)

pp. 172-173

Stealing Home: Baseball Poems by Dwayne Brenna (review)

pp. 174-175

Film Review

42: The Jackie Robinson Story Written and directed by Brian Helgeland (review)

pp. 176-180


pp. 181-183

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