NINE 31:1

NINE 31:1

Edited by Willie Steele

Table Of Contents

Vol. 31, No. 1 (Fall 2022)

The Cheap Seats: A Note from the Editor
Willie Steele

Diamond Quotes

Baseball Lamentation
Earl Wilcox

Baseball at Midnight
Earl Wilcox

Paradise Valley, February 1981
Rick Burton

Baseball like It Oughta Be
Aaron Belz

Triple Play
The Baseball Boys of Onionville: A Personal Reflection on the Rise and Fall of Small-Town Ball in a New York Village
Jay Kimiecik

The Statistical, Scientific, and Sensory Proof of Teddy Ballgame’s Mammoth Shot
Larry Ruttman

Foul Balls
R. Zachary Sanzone

From Brooklyn to Hollywood to Seattle: How Danny Kaye Became an Owner of the Mariners
David Krell

Changing Understandings of the Dodgers’ Move to Los Angeles and the Value of Archival Sources
Seth S. Tannenbaum

Ladies’ Day: Changing Views of Female Fandom and the Chicago Cubs, 1919–69
Joseph Eaton

How the 1962 Amazin’ Mets Mended the Broken Heart of a Brooklyn Dodgers Fan
Ira Stolzenberg

Satchel & the Yastrzemskis: A Long Island Narrative
Fabio Montella

The Boy of Summer: The Art and Anger of Roger Kahn
Mitchell Nathanson

Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier
Chad Wise

COVID Curveball: An inside View of the 2020 Los Angeles Dodgers World Championship Season
Ron Kaplan

Just like Me: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot
Kevin A. Johnson and Jennifer J. Asenas

Memories from the Microphone: A Century of Baseball Broadcasting
Alan L. Griggs

The Forgotten 1970 Chicago Cubs: Go and Glow
Paul Hensler

Extra Innings: Fred Claire’s Journey to City of Hope and Finding a World Championship Team
Anna R. Newton

The Resisters: A Novel
Thomas Wolf

Gathering Crowds: Catching Baseball Fever in the New Era of Free Agency
Lee Kluck

Maris & Mantle: Two Yankees, Baseball Immortality, and the Age of Camelot
Mark McGee

The Forgotten Game: Game 5 2004 ALCS Yankees at Red Sox
Jeff Spruill

Our Team: The Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series That Changed Baseball
David Bohmer

1930: The Story of a Baseball Season When Hitters Reigned Supreme
James E. Overmyer

Curveball at the Crossroads
Grace Morrison

The Baseball 100
Willie Steele