restricted access   Volume 43, Number 1, Spring 2016

Table of Contents


Manufacturing “Football Realism” in the Studio Era

pp. 1-20

Origins in History and Historiography: A Case Study of the First Swimmer at Bondi Beach

pp. 21-36

Our Myth of Creation: The Politics of Narrating Basketball’s Origin

pp. 37-54

Forum Academic Identities, Historiography, and Methodologies in Sport History


p. 55

Sport Studies: A Model for the Twenty-first-century University

pp. 56-65

Tempering the Dichotomous Flame: Social History, Cultural History, and Postmodernism(s) in the Journal of Sport History, 1974–2014

pp. 66-82

Will the Real Sport Historians Please Stand Up?: Shadow Boxing with an Absent Presenter

pp. 83-96

Film Media, and Museum Reviews

Travis Vogan, Editor

Head Games (2012) dir. by Steve James (review)

pp. 97-99

The Crash Reel (2013) dir. by Lucy Walker (review)

pp. 100-101

League of Denial (2013) dir. by Michael Kirk (review)

pp. 102-103

Book Reviews

Gerald R. Gems, Editor; Annette Hofmann, Editor; Heather L. Dichter, Associate Editor

The Miracle Braves, 1914–1916 by Charles C. Alexander (review)

pp. 104-105

Religion and Sports: An Introduction and Case Studies by Rebecca Alpert (review)

pp. 105-107

In Pursuit of Pennants: Baseball Operations from Deadball to Moneyball by Mark L. Armour, Daniel R. Levitt (review)

pp. 107-108

Democratic Sports: Men’s and Women’s College Athletics during the Great Depression by Brad Austin (review)

pp. 109-110

Elgin Baylor: The Man Who Changed Basketball by Bijan C. Bayne (review)

pp. 110-111

Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West by Jen Corrine Brown (review)

pp. 111-112

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

pp. 113-114

The Temple of Perfection: A History of the Gym by Eric Chaline (review)

pp. 114-115

American National Pastimes—A History ed. by Mark Dyreson, Jaime Schultz (review)

pp. 116-117

E. Lawrence Levy and Muscular Judaism, 1851–1932: Sport, Culture, and Assimilation in Nineteenth-Century Britain, Together with “The Autobiography of an Athlete” ed. by David M. Fahey, and: Muscling in on New Worlds: Jews, Sport, and the Making of the Americas ed. by Raanan Rein, David M. K. Sheinin (review)

pp. 117-120

Unrivaled: UConn, Tennessee, and the Twelve Years That Transcended Women’s Basketball by Jeff Goldberg (review)

pp. 120-122

Indian Spectacle: College Mascots and the Anxiety of Modern America by Jennifer Guiliano (review)

pp. 123-124

The Negro in Sport ed. by Edwin Bancroft Henderson, Daryl Michael Scott (review)

pp. 124-125

Figure Skating in the Formative Years: Singles, Pairs, and the Expanding Role of Women by James R. Hines (review)

pp. 126-127

Three-Week Professionals: Inside the 1987 NFL Players’ Strike by Ted Kluck (review)

pp. 127-128

Stagg vs. Yost: The Birth of Cutthroat Football by John Kryk (review)

pp. 128-129

A Calculus of Color: The Integration of Baseball’s American League by Robert Kuhn McGregor (review)

pp. 129-131

Sport History in the Digital Era ed. by Gary Osmond, Murray G. Phillips (review)

pp. 131-132

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

pp. 132-133

Reporting Baseball’s Sensational Season of 1890: The Brotherhood War and the Rise of Modern Sports Journalism by Scott D. Peterson (review)

pp. 134-135

Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era by Eric Reed (review)

pp. 135-136

Joining the Clubs: The Business of the National Hockey League to 1945 by J. Andrew Ross (review)

pp. 136-137

Cleveland Indians Legends by Russell Schneider (review)

pp. 137-138

Cincinnati Reds Legends by Mike Shannon (review)

pp. 138-139

Sports Culture in Latin American History ed. by David Sheinin (review)

pp. 139-140

The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership That Transformed the New York Yankees by Steve Steinberg, Lyle Spatz (review)

pp. 140-142

The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951–1989 by David George Surdam (review)

pp. 142-143

The Ancient Olympic Games by Judith Swaddling (review)

pp. 143-144

Base Ball: A Journal of the Early Game by John Thorn (review)

p. 145

The Set-up Men: Race, Culture and Resistance in Black Baseball by Sarah L. Trembanis (review)

pp. 146-147