2015-2016 Edition Edited by William M. Simons


An anthology of 15 scholarly essays that utilize the US national game to examine topics whose import extends beyond the ballpark. The anthology is divided into six parts:

Biography: From Mythology to Authenticity

Gender and Generations

Race and Ethnicity on the Base Paths

Ballparks Abandoned and Envisioned

Baseball Cinema

Business, Law and the Game

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture