NINE 20:2

NINE 20:2

Edited by Trey Strecker

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Contents

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Articles
"It Was His Fairness That Caught Wrigley's Eye": William L. Veeck's Journalism Career and His Hiring by the Chicago Cubs
Jack Bales

Royal Match: The Army-Navy Service Game, July 4, 1918
Jim Leeke

A Monument to Musial: The History of a Statue
Joseph Stanton

Don't Give Me No Lip: The Cultural and Religious Roots of Leo Durocher's Competitiveness
Jeffrey Marlett

The Angels Are behind Us: The 1951 Angels in the Outfield and the Truman-MacArthur Crisis
Frank Ardolino

Who's on Board: Gauging Team Commitment among Collegiate Baseball Players through Their Coaches' Bases of Power
Kevin Warneke and Dave Ogden

Triple Play
Personal Reviews, Op-ed Pieces, and Polemics from Outside the Purview of the Umpires</B>

Financial Losses and Innovations: How Baseball Came through the Depression
Dan Levitt

"Baseball over Tea-Cakes": Major League Baseball in American Avant-Garde Poetry from Imagism to L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
Richard Parker

Poetry
No Man's Land
David Walsh

Book Reviews
In the Time of Bobby Cox: The Atlanta Braves, Their Manager, My Couch, Two Decades, and Me
Ron Kates

Pitching in the Promised Land: A Story of the First and Only Season in the Israel Baseball League
Robert K. Fitts

Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball
Rob Edelman

Cuban Star: How One Negro-League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball
Roberta Newman

Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season, and Fenway's Remarkable First Season
Steven P. Gietschier

When the Red Sox Ruled: Baseball's First Dynasty, 1912-1918
Bill Nowlin

Under Pallor, Under Shadow: The 1920 American League Pennant Race That Rattled and Rebuilt Baseball
William Harris Ressler

The House That Ruth Built: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923
Steven P. Gietschier

Clark Griffith: The Old Fox of Washington Baseball
Kenneth R. Fenster

Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil
Matt Follett

Doubleheaders: A Major League History
William E. Akin

Dixie Walker: A Life in Baseball and Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodgers All-Star
Robert A. Moss

Pull up a Chair: The Vin Scully Story
Pete Cava

Broadcasting Baseball: A History of the National Pastime on Radio and Television
James R. Walker

Uppity: My Untold Story about the Games People Play
Lee Lowenfish

Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil
Jim Overmyer

Taking the Field: A Fan's Quest to Run the Team He Loves
Jim Overmyer

The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95 MPH
Jean Hastings Ardell

Contributors