Vol.16 / No. 4 • 1999

In This Issue:
In The Coach's Box
Funeral Rites and
Rites of Passage

by Steven Lehman
The Scoreboard
Letters to the Editor
The State of the Game
In Defense of Purists
by Chris Christensen
The View from Left Field
Fenway Park—and Other Places Wild to the Heart
by Michael Rogner
The All—Dinner Team
EFQ Staff
My Turn At Bat
Coming Home to the Minors
by John O. Cunningham
Baseball Fiction
Where Garagiola Waits
by Rick Wilber
Baseball Poetry
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend / Lynn Rigney Schott
Three Candidates for the Hall of Fame/ Mikhail Horowitz
On Historical Grounds
Fatal Attraction:
The Girl Who Shot Eddie Waitkus

by Ron Visco and Bruce Markusen
The Great EFQ Trivia Quiz
answers on p. 40
by David Paulson
The Dust of the Fields Behind Us
Middle Aged Heater
by Gary D. Chesney
The Portsider
Master of the Tirade
by Staff Writer
Baseball Fiction
by Mark Schraf
Baseball Poetry
Second Baseman/ James Hubley
Safe at Home/ Michelle Jones
Off the Wall
Women of the Ball Fields
by Laura Wulf
Baseball Studies
From Rookie Ball to Triple A: Mobility and the Minor Leagues

by George Gmelch
Baseball Fiction
First Start
by Tom Snee
Baseball Poetry
e e cummings dances on the basepaths/ Gene Fehler
I Wanna Be Like Moe Berg/ Frank VanZant
Baseball by the Books
Sentiment, Business, and
Century's End
/ Daniel Gabriel
Ex-Ballplayer Bats for
/ David Shiner
Early Labor Pains / Chuck Chalberg
Last Ups
Sci Fi Baseball, 2119 C.E.
by Louis Phillips

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