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Contents: FANDOM CONSIDERED: Sports and values - losing our grip / by Robert Lipsyte -- A fervent Dodgers’ fan recalls her girlhood heroes / By Doris Kearns Goodwin -- Trafficking in nostalgia: a fan who writes for fans / Peter Golenbock -- A little losing is a good thing / By Wilfred Sheed -- On the Florida Marlins and transient glory / By George F. Will -- THE EVOLUTION OF THE FLORIDA SPORTS FAN: Preface: the board / By Kevin McCarthy -- Spring training paved the way for Florida’s own professional sports teams later / By Raymond Arsenault -- The modern era: nine teams in three decades -- Why we’re so darned good at football / By Bill Buchalter -- LATE ARRIVALS: WOMEN AND AFRICAN AMERICANS: Pioneers in satin: the odd case of women’s basketball / By Pamela Grundy and Susan Cahn -- Jackie Robinson’s journey on the way to shattering baseball’s color barrier led through Florida / By Arnold Rampersad -- THE LAST WORD: Is football a religion?/ by David S. Hackett.

Forum : Vol. 21, No. 02 (Fall : 1998)



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