NINE 08:1

NINE 08:1

Edited by Bill Kirwin

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Table Of Contents

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ARTICLES

America, Baseball, and Historical Memory in 1956: The Way We Never Were
Ron Briley

Ed Abbaticchio: Italian Baseball Pioneer
Lawrence Baldassaro

Ted and Jimmy: The Social work of Ted Williams
Bill Nowlin

Pacific Crossings and Baseball::Comments on Hawaii and America's National Pastime and the Great Wally Yonamine
Joel S. Franks

Father and Son in "Shoeless Joe"
Russell Hollander

TRIPLE PLAY REVIEWS

A Veritable Who's Who of Managing
Bill Werber and C. Paul Rogers III

Waiting for Jim Murray
Bob Boynton

Tony C: The Triumph and the Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
reviewed by Karl Lindholm

Judge and Jury: The Life and Times of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
reviewed by Lee Lowenfish

BOOK REVIEWS

Al Lopez: the Life of Baseball's El Señor
reviewed by David Shiner

Take Two and Hit to Right: Golden Days on the Semi-Pro Diamond
reviewed by Peter Carino

In the Ballpark: the Working Lives of Baseball People
reviewed by Rob Bellamy

Legal Bases—Baseball and the Law
reviewed by C. Paul Rogers III

More Than a Pastime: An Oral History of Baseball Fans
reviewed by G.S. Rowe

Fisk's Homer, Willie's Catch and the Shot Heard 'Round the World: Classic Moments from Postseason Bseball, 1940-1996
reviewed by Robb Bellamy

The Negro League Autograph Guide
reviewed by Sammy Miller

Baseball's Radical For All Seasons" A Biography of John Montgomery Ward
reviewed by James B. Dworkin

Ted Williams: A Tribute
reviewed by Glenn Johnson

The Rajah of Renfrew
reviewed by George Goodman

Baseball Managers: Stats, Stories & Strategies
reviewed by Dave Fitzsimmons

They Too Wore Pinstripes: Interviews with 20 Glory Day New York Yankees
reviewed by Ron Kaplan

Professional Baseball in North Carolina: An Illustrated City-by-City History
reviewed by Leverett T. Smith, Jr.

Tales from the Dugout: the Greates True Baseball Stories Ever Told
reviewed by Anna R. Newton

The Whiz Kids and the 1950 Pennant
reviewed by David A. Goss

Rube Marquand: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer
reviewed by Jay Ziemann

FILMS

Babe Ruth and Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?
reviewed by Frank Ardolino

ORAL HISTORY

Jorge Posada, Sr.: Professional Scout and a Professional's Father
Frank Otto

For the Record: The Pitcher who had the Courage to Pitch to Maris
John B. Holway

TALES FROM THE DUGOUT

The Pickle
John S. Bowman

THE STATE OF BASEBALL

The State of Baseball: Play Ball
George Gmelch

The State of Baseball: Inter-League Play
Bill Kirwin