restricted access   Volume 42, Number 3, Fall 2015

Table of Contents

Graduate Essay

Swinging for the State Department: American Women Tennis Players in Diplomatic Goodwill Tours, 1941–59

pp. 289-309


Southern Exposure: Life in the Carolina League in the Time of Jim Crow

pp. 310-321

Racing Culture, Betting, and Sporting Protomodernity: The 1750 Newmarket Carriage Match

pp. 322-339

Blue-Collar Identity and the “Culture of Losing”: Cleveland and the “Save Our Browns” Campaign

pp. 340-360

Forum Race, Media, and American Sport


pp. 361-362

Doby Does It! Larry Doby, Race, and American Democracy in Post–World War II America

pp. 363-370

White Men Playing a Black Man’s Game: Basketball’s “Great White Hopes” of the 1970s

pp. 371-381

A Black Fly in White Milk: The 1999 Women’s World Cup, Briana Scurry, and the Politics of Inclusion

pp. 382-393

Film, Media, and Museum Reviews

Slaying the Badger dir. by John Dower (review)

pp. 394-395

Without Bias dir. by Kirk Fraser (review)

pp. 396-397

Hillsborough dir. by Daniel Gordon (review)

pp. 398-399

Happy Valley dir. by Amir Bar-Lev (review)

pp. 400-401

No No: A Dockumentary dir. by Jeff Radice (review)

pp. 402-403

Kentucky Horse Park (review)

pp. 404-405

Book Reviews

The Great Eight: The 1975 Cincinnati Reds ed. by Mark Armour (review)

pp. 406-407

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

pp. 407-408

Marvin Miller: Baseball Revolutionary by Robert F. Burke (review)

pp. 409-410

Race in American Sports by James L. Conyers (review)

pp. 410-412

Mr. America: The Tragic History of a Bodybuilding Icon by John Fair (review)

pp. 412-413

Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880–1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society by Lorenz Finison (review)

pp. 413-415

Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanouri Murakami, the First Japanese Baseball Player by Robert K. Fitts (review)

pp. 415-416

The Country of Football: Politics, Popular Culture and the Beautiful Game in Brazil ed. by Paulo Fontes and Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda (review)

pp. 416-418

Sport and the Shaping of Italian-American Identity by Gerald R. Gems (review)

pp. 418-420

Dolph Schayes and the Rise of Professional Basketball by Dolph Grundman (review)

pp. 420-422

Sidelined: How American Sports Challenged the Black Freedom Movement by Simon Henderson (review)

pp. 422-424

Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones, and George E. Koonce Jr. (review)

pp. 424-425

More Than Just Peloteros: Sports and US Latino Communities ed. by Jorge Iber (review)

pp. 425-427

Base Ball: A Journal of the Early Game, Vol. 7, Fall 2013 ed. by John Thorn Jefferson (review)

pp. 427-428

The Polo Encyclopedia by Horace A. Laffaye (review)

pp. 428-429

A Social History of Tennis in Britain by Robert J. Lake (review)

pp. 429-431

A Spectacular Leap: Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America by Jennifer H. Lansbury (review)

pp. 431-433

The Game before the Money: Voices of the Men Who Built the NFL by Jackson Michael (review)

pp. 433-434

Beyond C. L. R. James: Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity in Sport ed. by John Nauright, Alan G. Cobley, and David K. Wiggins (review)

pp. 434-436

Boxing in Philadelphia: Tales of Struggle and Survival by Gabe Oppenheim (review)

pp. 437-438

Black Ball and the Boardwalk: The Bacharach Giants of Atlantic City, 1916–1929 by James E. Overmyer (review)

pp. 438-439

Before the Ivy: The Cubs’ Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago by Laurent Pernot (review)

pp. 439-440

American Soccer: History, Culture, Class by Gregory G. Reck, and Bruce Allen Dick (review)

pp. 440-442

Escaping into Nature: The Making of a Sportsman-Conservationist and Environmental Historian by John F. Reiger (review)

pp. 442-443

Walk of Ages: Edward Payson Weston’s Extraordinary 1909 Trek across America by Jim Reisler (review)

pp. 444-445

Baseball’s Greatest Comeback: The Miracle Braves of 1914 by Brian J. Ross (review)

pp. 445-446

The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball’s Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises by Frank Russo (review)

pp. 446-448

Miradas médicas sobre la cultura física en Argentina, 1880–1970 ed. by Pablo Ariel Scharagrodsky (review)

pp. 448-449

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2009–2010 ed. by William M Simons (review)

pp. 449-451

Frank Robinson: A Baseball Biography by John C. Skipper (review)

pp. 451-452

Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest by Toby Smith (review)

pp. 452-454

Willie Keeler: From the Playgrounds of Brooklyn to the Hall of Fame by Lyle Spatz (review)

pp. 454-455

Wiffle: The Wild, Zany and Sometimes Hilariously True Story of the World Football League by Mark Speck (review)

pp. 455-456

When Baseball Went White: Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime by Ryan A. Swanson (review)

pp. 456-457

The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport ed. by Cesar Torres (review)

pp. 457-459

Physical Education and Sport in Independent Schools ed. by M. D. W. Tozer (review)

pp. 459-461

The Sports Leadership Playbook: Principles and Techniques for Coaches and Captains by Mike Voight (review)

pp. 461-462

A Nearly Perfect Season: The Inside Story of the 1984 San Francisco 49ers by Chris Wills (review)

pp. 462-464

Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life by Mort Zachter (review)

pp. 464-465

Sport and Nationalism in China by Lu Zhouxiang, and Fan Hong (review)

pp. 465-467