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  Volume 22, Number 1, Fall 2013

Table of Contents

Diamond Quotes

pp. ix-x
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Articles

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

pp. 1-10
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Voyage to the Land of the Rising Sun: The Wisconsin Badger Nine’s 1909 Trip to Japan

pp. 11-19
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Youth Baseball and Colonial Identity in Taiwan, 1920–1968

pp. 20-43
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Miami Stadium’s Grand Opening Gala

pp. 44-51
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Pastime or Waste of Time: Narratives in the Media Surrounding the 2006 World Baseball Classic

pp. 52-77
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Is This Heaven? It’s Iowa the World Baseball Classic: “Field of Dreams” Moments in Global, Domestic, and Internal Marketing

pp. 78-102
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Bud Selig’s “Hope and Faith” in His Last Great Goal Rewarded on Jupiter’s Field of Dreams

pp. 103-117
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Triple Play: Personal Reviews, Op- ed Pieces, and Polemics from Outside the Purview of the Umpires

Tiger Town: Spring Training, 1966

pp. 118-129
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The Accidental Mascot: How Mr. Celery Reached His Salad Days with the Wilmington Blue Rocks

pp. 130-136
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Poetry

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

pp. 137-138
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Book Reviews

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

pp. 139-141
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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
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Baseball and Social Class: Essays on the Democratic Game That Isn’t ed. by Ronald E. Kates and Warren Tormey (review)

pp. 143-146
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When Baseball Isn’t White, Straight and Male: The Media and Difference in the National Pastime by Lisa D. Alexander (review)

pp. 146-148
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Beyond Home Plate: Jackie Robinson on Life After Baseball by Michael Long, ed (review)

pp. 149-151
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Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues by Samuel O. Regalado (review)

pp. 151-153
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American Jews & America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball by Larry Ruttman (review)

pp. 153-155
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Mr. Wrigley’s Ball Club: Chicago & the Cubs during the Jazz Age by Roberts Ehrgott (review)

pp. 156-157
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Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball’s Color Line by Tom Dunkel (review)

pp. 158-160
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The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age by Robert Weintraub (review)

pp. 160-162
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The American League in Transition, 1965–1975: How Competition Thrived When the Yankees Didn’t by Paul Hensler (review)

pp. 162-164
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The Expos in Their Prime: The Short-Lived Glory of Montreal’s Team, 1977–1984 by Alain Usereau (review)

pp. 164-167
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The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych by Doug Wilson (review)

pp. 167-169
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The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption by Stuart Banner (review)

pp. 169-171
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Making It in the Minors: A Team Owner’s Lessons in the Business of Baseball by Arthur P. Solomon (review)

pp. 172-173
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Stealing Home: Baseball Poems by Dwayne Brenna (review)

pp. 174-175
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Film Review

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

pp. 176-180
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Contributors

pp. 181-183
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Research Areas

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