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NINE
A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
Edited by Trey Strecker and Willie Steele

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NINE studies all historical aspects of baseball, centering on the societal and cultural implications of the game wherever in the world it is played. This journal features articles, essays, book reviews, biographies, oral history, and short fiction pieces.

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Contents

Articles
Painting Baseball
Joseph Stanton

Old Timers’ Games: A Transformation from Player Benefits Events to Clubs’ Historical Celebrations and the Rise of a Baseball Goodwill Communion
Keith Spalding Robbins

“What’s Universal and Unique?” Or How Can a Culturally Circumscribed Museum Exhibition Provide Inclusive Meaning?
William Harris Ressler and Noa Ran-Ressler

The Pacific Coast League Scandal of 1919: “Prince Hal” Chase Had Nothing on Babe Borton
Al Figone

Four Guys from Birmingham: A Paradigm for Understanding the White Southern Response to Integration
John N. Ingham

W. P. Kinsella’s Butterfly Winter: Towards Gothic Baseball Fiction
Chifen Lu

Turns at Bat: Baseball and the United States in Dominican Literature and Print Culture
P. Eric Henager

Kenneth Goldsmith’s Sports and Conceptual Baseball Writing
Justin D. Edwards

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

My Eighty-Two Year Love Affair with Fenway Park: From Teddy Ballgame to Mookie Betts
Larry Ruttman

Book Reviews
National Pastime: U.S. History Through Baseball
David Lucander

Kansas Baseball, 1858–1941
Charlie Bevis

A History of Badger Baseball: The Rise and Fall of America’s Pastime at the University of Wisconsin
Lee Lowenfish

Nine Innings for the King: The Day Wartime London Stopped for Baseball, July 4, 1918
Rob Edelman

Urban Shocker: Baseball’s Silent Hero
Ed Edmonds

Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character
Rob Edelman

Black Ball and the Boardwalk: The Bacharach Giants of Atlantic City, 1916–1929
Rob Edelman

The Culture of Sports in the Harlem Renaissance
Ron Kates

Ed Bolden and Black Baseball in Philadelphia
Michael Haupert

Lefty O’Doul: Baseball’s Forgotten Ambassador
C. Paul Rogers III

Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son
Robert F. Garratt

Hugh Casey: The Triumphs and Tragedies of a Brooklyn Dodger
C. Paul Rogers III

The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic
Rob Edelman

The All-American Girls After the AAGPBL: How Playing Pro Ball Shaped Their Lives
Amy Essington

City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles
Andy McCue

The New Boys of Summer: Baseball’s Radical Transformation in the Late Sixties
Frank C. Houdek

The 1967 American League Pennant: Four Teams, Six Weeks, One Winner
Paul Hensler

The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball’s Golden Age
Douglas K. Lehman

Fate’s Take-Out Slide: A Baseball Scout Recalls Can’t-Miss Prospects Who Did
Rob Edelman

Baseball Meets the Law: A Chronology of Decisions, Statutes, and Other Legal Events
Robert Bellamy

The Love of Baseball: Essays by Lifelong Fans
William Harris Ressler

Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey
Ron Briley

Poetry
Imploding the Memories
Kevin Hogg