restricted access   Volume 24, Numbers 1-2, Fall-Spring 2015-16

Table of Contents

Diamond Quotes

pp. i-ii
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Articles

Tension in the Union of Art and Sport: Competition for Ownership of the Baseball Statuary and its Influence upon Design

pp. 1-28
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"Uncle Sam Needs Only to Call": Baseball and the United States' Peacetime Military Draft, 1940–42

pp. 29-56
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Baseball Cinema Challenges the Hollywood Blacklist: Robert Aldrich's Big Leaguer (1953)

pp. 57-72
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On the Necessity of Spitballs

pp. 73-88
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The Jackie Robinson Story vs. The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson vs. 42: Hollywood's Representations of Jackie Robinson's Legacy

pp. 89-102
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Legitimate Black Heroes: The Negro Leagues, Jackie Robinson, and the National Pastime in African American Literature

pp. 103-115
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"We Need to Get the Good Old USA on Board": The 2009 World Baseball Classic, Corporate Nationalism, and Constructions of "American" Identity

pp. 116-132
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A Higher Order: A Developmental Approach to Conflict on the Baseball Diamond

pp. 133-149
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Triple Play

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

Going Back to Kansas City: An Interview with Ira McKnight

pp. 150-157
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The Québec Provincial League: A Memoir

pp. 158-172
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Keynote Address to the Twenty-Third Annual NINE Spring Training Conference, March 12, 2016

pp. 173-184
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Father of the Boys of Summer

pp. 185-189
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Book Reviews

Tim Keefe: A Biography of the Hall of Fame Pitcher and Player-Rights Advocate by Charlie Bevis (review)

pp. 190-192
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Willie Keeler: From the Playgrounds of Brooklyn to the Hall of Fame by Lyle Spatz (review)

pp. 192-194
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War on the Basepaths: The Definitive Biography of Ty Cobb by Tim Hornbaker (review)

pp. 195-197
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The Set-Up Men: Race, Culture and Resistance in Black Baseball by Sarah L. Trembanis (review)

pp. 198-200
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Our Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers in History, Memory and Popular Culture by David Krell (review)

pp. 201-202
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The Tigers and Yankees in '61: A Pennant Race for the Ages, the Babe's Record Broken and Stormin' Norman's Greatest Season by Jim Sargent (review)

pp. 203-205
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Baseball's Power Shift: How the Players, the Fans, and the Media Changed American Sports Culture by Krister Swanson (review)

pp. 205-206
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The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy by Filip Bondy (review)

pp. 207-208
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Split Season, 1981 by Jeff Katz (review)

pp. 208-210
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Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets by Steve Kettmann (review)

pp. 210-212
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Minnesota Twins Baseball: Hardball History on the Prairie by Stew Thornley (review)

pp. 213-214
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Still Throwing Heat: Strikeouts, the Streets, and a Second Chance by J. R. Richard an Lew Freedma (review)

pp. 215-218
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The Heart of the Order by Theo Schell-Lambert (review)

pp. 218-219
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Baseball in Territorial Arizona: A History, 1863–1912 by John Darrin Tenney (review)

pp. 220-221
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The Haymakers, Unions and Trojans of Troy, New York: Big-Time Baseball in the Collar City, 1860–1883 by Jeffrey Michael Laing (review)

pp. 222-223
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Before Wrigley Became Wrigley: The Inside Story of the First Years of the Cubs' Home Field by Sean Deveney (review)

pp. 224-226
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The Grand Old Man of Baseball: Connie Mack in His Final Years, 1932–1956 by Norman L. Macht (review)

pp. 226-228
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Bobo Newsom: Baseball's Traveling Man by Jim McConnell (review)

pp. 228-230
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Hank Greenberg in 1938: Hatred and Home Runs in the Shadow of War by Ron Kaplan (review)

pp. 230-232
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Greatness in the Shadows: Larry Doby and the Integration of the American League by Douglas M. Branson (review)

pp. 232-234
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A Calculus of Color: The Integration of Baseball's American League by Robert Kuhn McGregor (review)

pp. 234-236
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J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs by William A. Young (review)

pp. 236-238
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Integrating the Orioles, Baseball and Race in Baltimore by Bob Luke (review)

pp. 238-239
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Frick*: Baseball's Third Commissioner by John P. Carvahlo (review)

pp. 240-242
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Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life by Mort Zachter (review)

pp. 242-244
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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977–78 Dodgers by Michael Fallon, and: The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers by Michael Leahy (review)

pp. 245-248
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One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime by John Florio and Ousie Shapiro (review)

pp. 249-251
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Playing with Tigers: A Minor League Chronicle of the Sixties by George Gmelch (review)

pp. 251-254
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Hairs vs. Squares: The Mustache Gang, the Big Red Machine, and the Tumultuous Summer of '72 by Ed Gruver (review)

pp. 254-256
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Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius by Bill Pennington (review)

pp. 257-258
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The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Life of Houston's Iconic Astrodome by Robert C. Trumpbour and Kenneth Womack (review)

pp. 259-261
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Macho Row: The 1993 Phillies and Baseball's Unwritten Code by William C. Kashatus (review)

pp. 261-263
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The Life and Trials of Roger Clemens: Baseball's Rocket Man and the Questionable Case Against Him by Hansen Alexander (review)

pp. 263-265
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Of Tribes and Tribulations: The Early Decades of the Cleveland Indians by James E. Odenkirk (review)

pp. 266-268
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Plié Ball! Baseball Meets Dance on Stage and Screen by Jeffrey M. Katz (review)

pp. 268-270
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Poetry

Negro Leagues Béisbol, and: The Ace Pitcher, and: Leroy "Satchel" Paige: A Shared Legacy

pp. 271-275
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