Vol. 25 / No. 2 • 2008

In This Issue:

Noise from the Dugout
Almost Perfect
Tom Goldstein

The State of the Game
Of Gardens and Diamonds
Jack Bushnell
The View from Left Field
Three Strikes for the National Pastime
Chris Jensen
Merkle Haunts Moises, or Why the Cubs Will Never Win it All
Chris Christensen
The All-Links Team
Mikhail Horowitz and William Dowel
My Turn At Bat
The End of a Beautiful Relationship
Richard C. Crepeau
You Know Me, Don't You?
Gene Carney


Another Chansons Innocentes
Karol Silverstein
Independence Eve
Tracy K. Lewis
M. V. Moorhead

Fantasy Girl
Eric Braun
Baseball Confidential
Amphetamine Story No. 2
(Notes at the Beginning of a Teaching Career)

John Poff
In the Ballpark
End of an Era at Wrigley
Suzanne Bethard
The Collegiate Game
Pedro Alvarez: A Bronx Boy Makes Good
Will Dubbs


The Great EFQ Trivia Quiz
answers on p. 49
David Paulson


On Historical Grounds
National Amps Baseball
Tim Wolter

The Drama of the Diamond
Conference on the Mound
Burt Baum

A Day in the Life of a Cubs Fan
Donna Vorreyer
The Paradise Lost League
Pat Tompkins
The Engaging and Edifying EFQ Interview
Frank Coppenbarger: Big League Equipment Manager
George Gmelch

The Portsider
Cat Crazy
Staff Writer

Rounding the Bases
Gregory Williams
The Incredible EFQ Quotation Quiz
Modern History
David H. Nathan

O Monkey Ball
Shelby Stephenson
Thelma Allen
Shelby Stephenson
Roscoe Flowers

Shelby Stephenson
The Ticket Boy

James Iredell

The Dust of the Fields Behind Us
God Brown
J. Patrick Lewis
The Real Boys of Summer
Phillip D. Yearout

The Dave Moore Award
And the Winner Is . . .
EFQ Staff

Baseball by the Books
Remembering Jules Tygiel
Richard C. Crepeau

One Part Baseball and One Part Brawl
Daniel Gabriel

The Grand Old Man of Baseball
David Shiner
Before There Was Baseball, There Was Baseball
Jay Thomas

The Best of Times
Robert A. Moss

Patricia Giragosian
Dinner with Uncle Tom
Partridge Boswell

Last Ups
Playing the Devil's Advocate
John Thomas Clark

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