Guide to Baseball Short Stories: E

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Mechanically written elaboration of a SF plot idea, this story goes nowhere. Compare Biggle for a similar fear that arcane abilities will destroy the sport.


Non-stop game action of a rather mechanical variety.


High hokum.


Throwaway romance story idea, well-executed of its kind.


Pleasant if over-written magical-realist story.


The man in the couple is an ex-ballplayer himself; the woman suddenly relives her youth. Well-evoked setting.


Interesting look at the pervasiveness of gambling in the game in the decade before the Black Sox.