NINE 23:2

NINE 23:2

Edited by Trey Strecker

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Table Of Contents

Contents

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Articles
A Tale of Two Umpires: Or, Restoring the Legacy of Dummy Hoy
   R. A. R. Edwards

“McGraw Wants His Indian”: Revisiting the Chief Tokohama Story
   Chris Lamb

Coal Ball: Baseball and Its Role in the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company Coal Towns of Southeastern Colorado, 1900–1910
   Tim Dodson

Frenzy: Babe Ruth’s Much Ballyhooed Premier Season with the New York Yankees
   Edmund F. Wehrle

“Do Your Job, Do It Well, and Keep Your Mouth Shut”: Elston Howard and the Code of Black Professionalism
   Michael E. Lomax

Hail the Faltering Hero: Failure and Respect in South Korean Baseball Cinema
   Jeremy Groskopf

Triple Play
Personal Reviews, Op-ed Pieces, and Polemics from Outside the Purview of the Umpires Fifty Years of Change: The Minor Leagues, Then and Now; or, The Minor Leagues, Fifty Years On
   George Gmelch

A Half Century Ago
   Robert A. Moss

The Cap
   Robert A. Moss

Book Reviews
When Baseball Went White: Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime
   Chris Lamb

Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902–1931: The Negro National League and Eastern Colored League
   Douglas K. Lehman

Before the Ivy: The Cubs’ Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago
   Jack Bales

The Miracle Braves, 1914–1916
   Michael Haupert

The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the Yankees
   Kenneth R. Fenster

The 1928 New York Yankees: The Return of Murderers’ Row
   Steve Steinberg

The Nats and the Grays: How Baseball in the Nation’s Capital Survived WWII and Changed the Game Forever
   Steven P. Gietschier

Rickey and Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball
   Robert A. Moss

Pete Rose: An American Dilemma
   Todd F. McDorman

The Bilko Athletic Club: The Story of the 1956 Los Angeles Angels; and The Continental League: A Personal History
   Lee Lowenfish

A Scout’s Report: My 70 Years in Baseball
   Lee Lowenfish

Winning in Both Leagues: Reflections from Baseball’s Front Office
   Jim Overmyer

Crack of the Bat: A History of Baseball on the Radio
   Kenneth R. Fenster

The Essential W. P. Kinsella
   William Steele

A Game of Their Own: Voices of Contemporary Women in Baseball
   Rob Edelman

Film Reviews
Million Dollar Arm
   Ron Briley

Havana Curveball
   William Harris Ressler

The Real Moonlight Graham: A Life Well Lived
   Robert A. Moss

Contributors