NINE 10:1

NINE 10:1

Edited by Bill Kirwin

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Table Of Contents


The Persistent Color Line: Specific Instances of Racial Preference in Major League Player Evaluation Decisions after 1947
Steve Treder

Baseball and Television Origins: The Case of the Cubs
Robert V. Bellamy Jr. and James R. Walker

The American Church of Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Roberta Newman

From Baseballs to Brassieres: The Use of Baseball in Magazine Advertising, 1890-1960
Ted Hathaway

Roman Mejias: Houston’s First Major League Latin Star and the Troubled Legacy of Race Relations in the Lone Star State
Ron Briley

Baseball Dynasties: Top and Bottom
Guy Waterman

Baseball during World War II: The Reaction and Encouragement of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Others
Gerald Bazer and Steven Culbertson


In the Shadow of Greatness
Irving Goldfarb

Baseball’s Complete Players: Ratings of Total-Season Performance for the Greatest Players of the Twentieth Century
Tom Ruane

Both Sides of the Box: Two Book Reviews of Uncle Robbie
Brant E. Ducey
Chuck Partington


Imagining Baseball: America’s Pastime and Popular Culture
Peter Carino

Yankees Coming, Yankees Going: New York Yankee Player Transactions, 1903 through 1999
Larry R. Gerlach

The Money Pitch: Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitration
James W. Eaton

Rickey and Robinson: The Preacher, The Player, and America’s Game
Dave Ogden

Young Babe Ruth: His Early Life and Baseball Career, from the Memoirs of a Xaverian Brother
James Tootle

Lefty Grove: An American Original
Merritt Clifton

The Race for the Governor’s Cup: The Pacific Coast Leagues Playoffs, 1936-1954
Richard Beverage

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 1997 (Jackie Robinson)
Lee Lowenfish

Rookies Rated
George Goodman

Connie Mack’s ’29 Triumph: The Rise and Fall of the Philadelphia Athletics Dynasty
Anna R. Newton

Jim La Follette


Mamie “Peanut” Johnson: The Last Female Voice of the Negro Leagues
Jean Hastings Ardell

Life in Minor League Baseball As a Chicago Cub Recruit—Half a Century Ago
Richard F. Triptow


Baseball When It was a Game
Frank R. Ardolino