NINE 19:2

NINE 19:2

Edited by Trey Strecker

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Contents
NINE Spring 2011, Vol. 19, No. 2

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Articles
Women's Baseball in the 1860s: Reestablishing a Historical Memory
Debra Shattuck

"Baseball for the Insane": The Middletown State Homeopathic Hospital and its "Asylums"
James E. Overmyer

Syncopated Hits: The Clef Club Negro Baseball Team in Jazz-Age Paris
Brett A. Berliner

The Baseball-Radio War, 1931-1935
James R. Walker

Great White High Hopes: Race, Masculinity, and the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies
Benjamin Phillips

The House That Cultural Capital Built: The Saga of the New Yankee Stadium
Andrew Gordon Harrington

Baseball in Tasmania
George Gmelch

Triple Play
Personal Reviews, Op-ed Pieces, and Polemics from Outside the Purview of the Umpires
Mark Twain's Mysterious Scoresheet
Darryl Brock

Franklin P. Adams's "Trio of Bear Cubs"
Jack Bales with Tim Wiles

Steroids, Tommy John, and Cataracts: What's the Difference?
Robert Klein

Poetry
Baseball After Dark
Mary Kennan Herbert

Death of the Veteran Baseball Player; End of the Season: Tough-Luck Ballplayer in the Diamond Bluff Tavern
Bill Meissner

Book Reviews
1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York
Kenneth R. Fenster

Joe Cronin: A Life in Baseball
Richard Puerzer

Roger Maris: Baseball's Reluctant Hero
Bob Gorman

Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend
Ron Briley

Top of the Order: 25 Writers Pick Their Favorite Baseball Players of All Time
Paul Hensler

Spirits in the Grass
Scott D. Peterson

Eye for Talent: Interviews with Veteran Baseball Scouts
Lee Lowenfish

High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time
John Paul Hill

The Federal League of Base Ball Clubs: The History of an Outlaw Major League, 1914-1915
Christopher Keshock

Baseball's Peerless Semipros: The Brooklyn Bushwicks of Dexter Park
Jesse Draper

Those 1940 Detroit Tigers: The Story of a Trio of Hall of Famers with Birdie, Barney, Bobo, Schoolboy, and Pinky Higgins
Anthony J. Papalas

Chasing Baseball: Our Obsession with Its History, Numbers, People and Places
Jean Hastings Ardell

Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball
Jeff Obermeyer

The Politics of Baseball: Essays on the Pastime and Power at Home and Abroad
Peter Carino

Joy in Mudville: Essays on Baseball and American Life
James J. Donahue

Contributors