JEAN HASTINGS ardell lives in Corona del Mar, California, where she works as a freelance writer. Her presentation on the career of lefthander Ila Borders earned the 1999 USA Today Baseball Weekly/sabr Award for Research. Her book Breaking into Baseball: Women and the National Pastime was published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2005.
GAI INGHAM BERLAGE is a professor of sociology at Iona College. She is the author of Women in Baseball: The Forgotten History and coauthor of Understanding Social Issues: Critical Thinking and Analysis.
WILLIAM C. KASHATUS is a professional historian for the Chester County Historical Society. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including One-Armed Wonder: Pete Gray, Wartime Baseball and the American Dream, September Swoon: Richie Allen, the '64 Phillies, and Racial Integration, and Connie Mack's '29 Triumph: The Rise and Fall of the Philadelphia Athletics Dynasty.
LEE LOWENFISH is a freelance writer and the author of several books, including The Imperfect Diamond: The Story of Baseball's Reserve System and the Men Who Fought to Change It and The Art of Pitching
The late JERRY MALLOY was considered by many to be the most knowledgeable authority on nineteenth-century black baseball.
ANTHONY R. PRATKANIS is a professor of psychology at the University of California—Santa Cruz. He has authored many articles and books, including Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion.
SCOTT ROPER is an assistant professor of geography at West Texas A & M University in Canyon, Texas.
ROB RUCK is a senior lecturer of history at the University of Pittsburgh. He has written several books on sport, including The Tropic of Baseball: Baseball in the Dominican Republic and Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh.