Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves: Contemporary Baseball Poems

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University of Illinois Press, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 130 pages
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Offers eighty-four poems written over the past four decades describing baseball's rich and varied forms.
 

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Contents

William D Barney
1
David Bottoms
2
Neal Bowers
3
World Series Blues
4
Rick Campbell
5
Douglas Carbon
6
Fred Chappell
8
Junk Ball
9
Richard Hugo
54
Missoula Softball Tournament
55
From Altitude the Diamonds
57
James Humphrey
58
Rolfe Humphries
61
Richard Jackson
62
Don Johnson
64
And the River Gathered around Us
66

Strike Zone
10
Tom Clark
11
Baseball
12
To Bert Campaneris
13
September in the Bleachers
14
Gregory Corso
15
Michael Culross
16
The Lost Heroes
17
Philip Dacey
18
Jim Daniels
20
World Series 1968
21
Gregory Djanikian
22
Richard Eberhart
24
David Allen Evans
25
Charles Fanning
26
Robert A Fink
28
Divine Comedy
29
Susan Firer
31
Robert Francis
32
The Base Stealer
33
Robert Gibb
34
Walker Gibson
36
Gary Gildner
37
In My Meanest Daydream
38
Speaking in Tongues
39
Judy Goldman
41
Donald Hall
42
The Baseball Players
43
William Heyen
44
The Stadium
45
Conrad Hilberry
46
Jonathan Holden
47
Hitting Against Mike Cutler
50
How to Play Night Baseball
51
A Poem for Ed Whitey Ford
52
Halvard Johnson
68
Laurence Lieberman
72
Carol Masters
73
William Matthew
75
Gail Mazur
76
The Idea of Florida during a Winter Thaw
79
Linda Mizejewjki
81
Larry Moffi
83
Lillian Morrison
84
Of Kings and Things
85
Tim Peeler
86
Donald Petersen
87
Jack Ridl
89
Mike Shannon
90
Tom Sheehan
92
Arthur Smith
94
Dave Smith
96
Mean Rufus Throw Down
97
The Roundhouse Voices
98
R T Smith
101
Ron Smith
103
Dabney Stuart
105
Full Count
106
James Tate
108
Rodney Torreson
109
Ryne Duren Yankee Reliever
111
John Updike
113
Robert Wallace
114
Robert Penn Warren
115
Phillip Wedge
117
Charles B Wheeler
119
Paul Zimmer
122
Thurmans Slumping Blues
123
Notes on the Contributors
125
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Don Hanlon Johnson received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Yale University. He is a professor of Somatics at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

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