Journal of Sport History Volume 42, 2015 Number 1


“To Conquer Myself”: The New Strenuosity and the Emergence of “Thru-hiking” on the Appalachian Trail in the 1970s
Adam Berg

“Happy and Cheerful in This Fine Camp”: Sports, Recreation, and the United States Army at Fort Ord and Camp Roberts, 1940 to 1945
Roberta J. Park

Megalomaniac or Narcissist?: Re-examining the Leadership Style of Huey P. Long through Sport
Chad Seifried, Matthew Katz, Adam G. Pfleegor

“Operation Sport”: Puerto Rico’s Recreational and Political Consolidation in an Age of Modernization and Decolonization, 1950s
Antonio Sotomayor

Diffusion and Discursive Stabilization: Sports Historiography and the Contrasting Fortunes of Cricket and Ice Hockey in Canada’s Maritime Provinces, 1869-1914
John G. Reid, Robert Reid

Book Reviews

The Sports Film: Games People Play by Bruce Babington (review)
Travis Vogan

The Continental League: A Personal History by Russell D. Buhite (review)
Braham Dabscheck

The Cambridge Companion to Horseracing ed. by Rebecca Cassidy (review)
Susan Hamburger

The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History by Robert W. Cohen (review)
Richard D. Loosbrock

The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip by Richard O. Davies (review)
Scott A.G.M. Crawford

Erste am Seil. Pionierinnen in Fels und Eis by Caroline Fink and Karin Steinbach (review)
Annette R. Hofmann

When Mexicans Could Play Ball: Basketball, Race, and Identity in San Antonio, 1928-1945 by Ignacio M. Garcia (review)
Jorge Iber

Boxing: A Concise History of the Sweet Science by Gerald R. Gems (review)
Scott A.G.M. Crawford

Hoop Crazy: The Lives of Clair Bee and Chip Hilton by Dennis Gildea (review)
Chad Carlson

Historical Dictionary of Wrestling by John Grasso (review)
Keith McClellan

Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption by Nathaniel Grow (review)
Braham Dabscheck

Tales from the Deadball Era: Ty Cobb, Home Run Baker, Shoeless Joe Jackson, and the Wildest Time in Baseball History by Mark S. Halfon (review)
David Welky

Jackie & Campy: The Untold Story of Their Rocky Relationship and the Breaking of Baseball’s Color Line by William C. Kashatus (review)
Michael E. Lomax

Boom, Baby: My Basketball Life in Indiana by Bobby Leonard “Slick” and Lew Freedman (review)
Murry Nelson

John Apostal Lucas: Teacher, Sport Historian, and One Who Lived His Life Earnestly: A Collection of Articles and Essays with an Autobiographical Sketch by John Apostal Lucas (review)
Matthew R. Hodler

Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman World by Susan P. Mattern (review)
Donald G. Kyle

Getting Physical: The Rise of Fitness Culture in America by Shelly McKenzie (review)
Andrew D. Linden, Adam Berg

Discipline and Indulgence: College Football, Media, and the American Way of Life during the Cold War by Jeffrey Montez De Oca (review)
Maria J. Veri

The Athletic Trap: How College Sports Corrupted the Academy by Howard L. Nixon (review)
Richard C. Crepeau

Global Sports Policy by Catherine Palmer (review)
Jeffrey O. Segrave

Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and Dixie’s Last Quarter by Randy Roberts and Ed Krzemienski (review)
Richard D. Loosbrock

Mendoza the Jew: Boxing, Manliness, and Nationalism, A Graphic History by Ronald Schechter and Liz Clarke (review)
Brett Bebber

American Ski Resort Architecture, Style, Experience by Margaret Supplee Smith (review)
E. John B. Allen

The Cambridge Companion to Football by Rob Steen, Novick Jed and Richards Huw (review)
Souvik Naha

Run to Glory and Profits: The Economic Rise of the NFL during the 1950s by David George Surdam (review)
Brad Austin

Pitching to the Pennant: The 1954 Cleveland Indians ed. by Joe Wancho (review)
Gregory H. Wolf

The Bilko Athletic Club: The Story of the 1956 Los Angeles Angels by Gaylon H. White (review)
David Welky

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