NINE 30:1-2

NINE 30:1-2

Edited by Willie Steele
Special issue: "Women And Baseball"
Guest Edited by Jean Ardell

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Table Of Contents

Vol. 30, Nos. 1-2 (Fall-Spring 2021-22)
Special Issue: "Women And Baseball"
Guest Edited by Jean Ardell


Contents

The Cheap Seats: A Note from the Editor
Willie Steele

Sharing the Game
Jean Ardell

Diamond Quotes

Poems
Dear Frances Crockett
Chris Arvidson

One Prose, One Poem
Bill Meissner

Triple Play
Personal Reviews, Op-ed Pieces, and Polemics from Outside the Purview of the Umpires
Coach
Justine Siegal

Ballpark Diaries: Notes from the Field
Janet Marie Smith

Women in Baseball Cards
Tim Wiles

Margaret Villa: A League of Her Own
Richard A. Santillán

How Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg Inspired RBG
Aviva Kempner

I Found Him in Baseball
Leigh Ann Walker

There’s No Dropping the Ball (On Purpose) in Baseball
Kelly Candaele

What is Here Still
Sam Marchiano

Finding Ella
Scott D. Peterson

My Baseball Family
Katherine Murray

The Curve of My Hip
Julie Walls

Legends in Focus
Jean Fruth

Shortstop
Kat Williams

Articles
Ladies’ Day at Boston Red Sox Games: How Discounted Admission for Women Impacted Game Schedules
Charlie Bevis

Effa Manley, the Woman in the Hall of Fame
James E. Overmyer

Women on the Field and Money in the Bank: The Business of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Lisa Giddings and Michael Haupert

Play Ball: Representations of Women on Vintage Baseball Photo Postcards
Cathy Leogrande and Brian Sheehy

“I Was Happy Just to Be Able to Play Baseball”: Members of the Japanese Women’s National Team Reflect on Their Playing Days
Maki Itoh, Mary A. Hums, and Glenna G. Bower

Remembering Jane Jarvis, the Mets’ One and Only Organist
Lee Lowenfish

Tillie Ford, an Early Black Baseball Pioneer
Paul Spyhalski

Harriet Goodwill Spalding: Baseball’s Pioneering Woman
Keith Spalding Robbins

A Lavender League of Their Own?: Voice and Visibility of Lesbian Ballplayers
Peter Dreier

Louisville Sluggers and Kentucky Rifles: Rediscovery and Celebration of the Bluegrass State’s All-American Girls
Ryan G. Woodward

Book Reviews
1962: Baseball and America in the Time of JFK
Mark McGee

Clubbie: A Minor League Baseball Memoir
Roberta J. Newman

Cobra: A Life of Baseball and Brotherhood
Jorge Iber

Comeback Pitchers: The Remarkable Careers of Howard Ehmke and Jack Quinn
Frank G. Houdek

Double Plays and Double Crosses: The Black Sox and Baseball in 1920
Lee Kluck

Forty Years a Giant: The Life of Horace Stoneham
Jason Cannon

The Giants and Their City: Major League Baseball in San Francisco, 1976–1992
Jennifer J. Asenas and Kevin A. Johnson

Lights, Camera, Fastball: How the Hollywood Stars Changed Baseball
Jon C. Stott

The Best Team Over There: The Untold Story of Grover Cleveland Alexander and the Great War
Dave Bohmer

The Captain: A Memoir
R. Zachary Sanzone

Tony Lazzeri: Yankees Legend and Baseball Pioneer
Thomas R. Mueller

The Chicago Cub Shot for Love: A Showgirl’s Crime of Passion and the 1932 World Series
Mark Jent

Two Sides of Glory: The 1986 Boston Red Sox in Their Own Words
Willie Steele