Journal of Sport History, Volume 42, 2015, Number 3

jsh-dsGraduate Essay

Swinging for the State Department: American Women Tennis Players in Diplomatic Goodwill Tours, 1941–59
Ashley Brown


Southern Exposure: Life in the Carolina League in the Time of Jim Crow
George Gmelch

Racing Culture, Betting, and Sporting Protomodernity: The 1750 Newmarket Carriage Match
Mike Huggins

Blue-Collar Identity and the “Culture of Losing”: Cleveland and the “Save Our Browns” Campaign
Andrew D. Linden

Forum: Race, Media, and American Sport

Louis Moore

Doby Does It! Larry Doby, Race, and American Democracy in Post–World War II America
Louis Moore

White Men Playing a Black Man’s Game: Basketball’s “Great White Hopes” of the 1970s
Adam J. Criblez

A Black Fly in White Milk: The 1999 Women’s World Cup, Briana Scurry, and the Politics of Inclusion
Eileen Narcotta-Welp

Film, Media, and Museum Reviews

Slaying the Badger dir. by John Dower (review)
Ari de Wilde

Without Bias dir. by Kirk Fraser (review)
Justin Hudson

Hillsborough dir. by Daniel Gordon (review)
Charles Korr

Happy Valley dir. by Amir Bar-Lev (review)
Alex Kupfer

No No: A Dockumentary dir. by Jeff Radice (review)
Tolga Ozyurtcu

Kentucky Horse Park (review)
Scott A. G. M. Crawford

Book Reviews

The Great Eight: The 1975 Cincinnati Reds ed. by Mark Armour (review)
Richard D. Loosbrock

The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption by Stuart Banner (review)
Precious Sanders

Marvin Miller: Baseball Revolutionary by Robert F. Burke (review)
Gregory H. Wolf

Race in American Sports by James L. Conyers (review)
Robert A. Bennett III

Mr. America: The Tragic History of a Bodybuilding Icon by John Fair (review)
David Chapman

Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880–1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society by Lorenz Finison (review)
Jesse Gant

Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanouri Murakami, the First Japanese Baseball Player by Robert K. Fitts (review)
Joel S. Franks

The Country of Football: Politics, Popular Culture and the Beautiful Game in Brazil ed. by Paulo Fontes and Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda (review)
Patricia Anderson

Sport and the Shaping of Italian-American Identity by Gerald R. Gems (review)
Gigliola Gori, David L. Chapman

Dolph Schayes and the Rise of Professional Basketball by Dolph Grundman (review)
Raymond Schmidt

Sidelined: How American Sports Challenged the Black Freedom Movement by Simon Henderson (review)
Dexter L. Blackman

Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones, and George E. Koonce Jr. (review)
Gerald R. Gems

More Than Just Peloteros: Sports and US Latino Communities ed. by Jorge Iber (review)
Adrian Burgos Jr.

Base Ball: A Journal of the Early Game, Vol. 7, Fall 2013 ed. by John Thorn Jefferson (review)
Will Bishop

The Polo Encyclopedia by Horace A. Laffaye (review)
Keith McClellan

A Social History of Tennis in Britain by Robert J. Lake (review)
Mike Huggins

A Spectacular Leap: Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America by Jennifer H. Lansbury (review)
Maureen M. Smith

The Game before the Money: Voices of the Men Who Built the NFL by Jackson Michael (review)
Zachary J. Garceau

Beyond C. L. R. James: Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity in Sport ed. by John Nauright, Alan G. Cobley, and David K. Wiggins (review)
Steven A. Riess

Boxing in Philadelphia: Tales of Struggle and Survival by Gabe Oppenheim (review)
Scott A. G. M. Crawford

Black Ball and the Boardwalk: The Bacharach Giants of Atlantic City, 1916–1929 by James E. Overmyer (review)
John Paul Hill

Before the Ivy: The Cubs’ Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago by Laurent Pernot (review)
Gerald R. Gems

American Soccer: History, Culture, Class by Gregory G. Reck, and Bruce Allen Dick (review)
Gabe Logan

Escaping into Nature: The Making of a Sportsman-Conservationist and Environmental Historian by John F. Reiger (review)
Adam Berg

Walk of Ages: Edward Payson Weston’s Extraordinary 1909 Trek across America by Jim Reisler (review)
Frank Zarnowski

Baseball’s Greatest Comeback: The Miracle Braves of 1914 by Brian J. Ross (review)
Maria J. Veri

The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball’s Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises by Frank Russo (review)
Gregory H. Wolf

Miradas médicas sobre la cultura física en Argentina, 1880–1970 ed. by Pablo Ariel Scharagrodsky (review)
Jennifer L. Schaefer

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2009–2010 ed. by William M Simons (review)
Christopher R. Davis

Frank Robinson: A Baseball Biography by John C. Skipper (review)
Amy Essington

Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest by Toby Smith (review)
Jorge Iber

Willie Keeler: From the Playgrounds of Brooklyn to the Hall of Fame by Lyle Spatz (review)
Zachary Ingle

Wiffle: The Wild, Zany and Sometimes Hilariously True Story of the World Football League by Mark Speck (review)
Keith McClellan

When Baseball Went White: Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime by Ryan A. Swanson (review)
David Welky

The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport ed. by Cesar Torres (review)
Sharon Kay Stoll

Physical Education and Sport in Independent Schools ed. by M. D. W. Tozer (review)
Tim Chandler

The Sports Leadership Playbook: Principles and Techniques for Coaches and Captains by Mike Voight (review)
Paul M. McInerny

A Nearly Perfect Season: The Inside Story of the 1984 San Francisco 49ers by Chris Wills (review)
Brad Austin

Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life by Mort Zachter (review)
David Welky

Sport and Nationalism in China by Lu Zhouxiang, and Fan Hong (review)
Keiko Ikeda

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