This is an anthology of 16 papers, eight that were presented at the Fifteenth Symposium and eight that were presented at the Sixteenth. Topics include race, masculinity, Cuban baseball, Sunday baseball, the press, the business of baseball, competitiveness, technology, pedagogy, and more. An engaging first-person account by cup-of-coffee player Dan Ardell is also included.
William M. Simons is professor of history at the State University of New York-Oneonta. Alvin L. Hall is director of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania.