Endnotes

Header photograph of Jack Bales, taken from an overlook along Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah Mountains, courtesy of Caitlyn Ii.

Photograph of Jack Bales in Welcome section courtesy of Bill Crawley.

Photograph of Patrick, Jack, and Laura Bales in Personal section courtesy of Beth Perkins.

Photograph of Simpson Library, University of Mary Washington, in Library section courtesy of Paulette Watson.

Photograph of typewriter in Writing section.  Crystaleye-entertainment.com. <http://www.crystaleye-entertainment.com/files/1821065/uploaded/typewriter.JPG>. 20 January 2011.

Photograph of Horatio Alger in Writing section courtesy of Janice and Michael Morley. Welcome to the Horatio Alger Society. 19 February 2001. <http://www.ihot.com/~has/>. 12 December 2001.

Photograph of Kenneth Roberts in Writing section courtesy of Philip N. Cronenwett.  Adventures in Collecting: Twelve Centuries of Manuscripts and Rare Books at Dartmouth College, Part Two.  Dartmouth College Library Special Collections.  4 September 2001.   <http://www.dartmouth.edu/~speccoll/specoll/f_collecting2.html>. 12 December 2001.

Photograph of Esther Forbes in Writing section.  Educational Paperback Association. 14 November 2000. <http://www.edupaperback.org/authorbios/Forbes_Esther.html>. 12 December 2001.

Photograph of Willie Morris in Writing section by Jack Bales.  “Willie Morris.”  Mississippi Writers Page. Ed. John Padgett. 1 August 2001. University of Mississippi. <http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/english/ms-writers/dir/morris_willie/>. 12 December 2001.

Photograph of Homer Hickam in Writing section courtesy of Homer Hickam.  Homer Hickam Online.  29 November 2001. <http://www.homerhickam.com>. 12 December 2001.

Photograph of Peter Jenkins in Writing section courtesy of Peter Jenkins.  Peter Jenkins. 19 July 2002. <http://www.peterjenkins.com>.  27 November 2002.

White Stockings poster in Chicago Cubs: How the Cubs Got Their Name section.  “World Series Pictures in Play.” Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos. 19 October 2011. <http://blogs.loc.gov/picturethis/2011/10/world-series-pictures-in-play/>. 1 January 2012.

Image of Frank Chance and Coca-Cola advertisement in Chicago Cubs: Almost a Dynasty section is from the Chicago Tribune.  The cartoon and the image of Franklin P. Adams’s poem in the same section are from the New York Evening Mail.

Postcard of West Side Ball Grounds in Chicago Cubs: Almost a Dynasty section.  Classic National League Ballpark Postcards. <http://roadsidephotos.sabr.org/rp/ballparks/nl.htm>. 25 March 2011.

Time magazine cover of William Wrigley Jr. in Chicago Cubs: From Weeghman to Wrigley section. “William Wrigley, Jr.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 24 February 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wrigley,_Jr.>. 25 March 2011.

Photograph of Charles Weeghman in Chicago Cubs: From Weeghman to Wrigley section. “Weeghman at Groundbreaking 1914.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 28 October 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Weeghman_at_Groundbreaking_1914.jpg>. 25 March 2011.

Photograph of William Wrigley Jr. in Chicago Cubs: Wrigley and Veeck Sr. section. “William Wrigley, Jr.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 24 February 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wrigley,_Jr.>. 25 March 2011.

Photograph of William Wrigley mansion in Chicago Cubs: Wrigley and Veeck Sr. section.  Pasadena, California:  CD’s, Bonds, Fixed Income Rates & News. <http://investment-income.net/cd-rates-pasadenabonds-corporate-high-yield-municipalpasadena-ca.html> 22 January 2011.

Photograph of Rogers Hornsby in Chicago Cubs: Every Three Years, 1929 section courtesy of Al Yellon.  “The Top 100 Cubs of all Time – #76 Rogers Hornsby.”  Bleed Cubbie Blue. 6 December 2006. <http://http://www.bleedcubbieblue.com/2006/12/6/1513/93481>. 16 January 2011.

UPI wire photo of Joe McCarthy, Commissioner Landis, and Connie Mack in Chicago Cubs: Every Three Years, 1929 section. HollywoodMemorabilia.com. <http://www.hollywoodmemorabilia.com/authentic-memorabilia/connie-mack-joe-mccarthy-hof-original-upi-wire-photo.html>. 31 December 2011.

Photograph of Babe Ruth in Chicago Cubs: Every Three Years, 1932 section. “Babe Ruth’s Called Shot.” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 5 December 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babe_Ruth%27s_called_shot>. 1 January 2012 .

Photograph of Charlie Root in Chicago Cubs: Every Three Years, 1932 section courtesy of Al Yellon.  “The Top 100 Cubs of all Time – #14 Charlie Root.”  Bleed Cubbie Blue. 5 February 2007. <http://www.bleedcubbieblue.com/category/Top-100?page=4>. 1 January 2012.

Photograph of Gabby Hartnett in Chicago Cubs: Every Three Years, 1938 section courtesy of Al Yellon.  “The Top 100 Cubs of all Time – #6 Gabby Hartnett.”  Bleed Cubbie Blue. 13 February 2007. <http://www.bleedcubbieblue.com/2007/2/13/11032/8768>. 7 July 2010.

Photograph of William Sianis and his goat in Chicago Cubs: A Wartime World Series and a So-Called Curse section. “On This Day in Sports: Billy Sianis Puts the ‘Curse of the Billy Goat’ on the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field.”  730 Fox Sports: Memphis’ Sports Station. 6 October 2010. <http://730foxsports.wordpress.com/2010/10/06/on-this-day-in-sports-billy-sianis-puts-the-curse-of-the-billy-goat-on-the-chicago-cubs-and-wrigley-field/>. 30 January 2012.

Photograph of Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago Cubs: A Wartime World Series and a So-Called Curse section. “They Do Things They Don’t Do on Broadway: Part 5.” Roadfood.com. 9 November 2011. <http://www.roadfood.com/Digest/405/they-do-things-they-dont-do-on-broadway-part-5>. 30 January 2012.

Photograph of Phil Cavarretta in Chicago Cubs: A Wartime World Series and a So-Called Curse section. “July 19.” Baseball Birthdays. <http://www.baseball-birthdays.com/archives/July/19/0719index.html. 30 January 2012.

Two photographs of Charlie Grimm in Chicago Cubs: The Saturday Evening Post Cover section.  “Charlie Grimm” link on the “Teammates” page of The Woody English Web Site. <http://www.woodyenglish.com/mates.html>. 4 February 2012.

Two photographs of Billy Jurges in Chicago Cubs: The Shootings of Billy Jurges and Eddie Waitkus section.  “Billy Jurges” link on the “Teammates” page of The Woody English Web Site. <http://www.woodyenglish.com/mates.html>. 29 January 2012.

Photograph of Eddie Waitkus in Chicago Cubs: The Shootings of Billy Jurges and Eddie Waitkus section. Mears Monthly Auctions. <http://sports.mearsonlineauctions.com/LotDetail.aspx?lotid=43731>. 21 December 2012.

Photograph of Ruth Steinhagen letter in Chicago Cubs: The Shootings of Billy Jurges and Eddie Waitkus section.  “This Day in Philly Sports History:  A Demented Fan and the Natural.” Philly Sports History. <http://phillysportshistory.com/tag/eddie-waitkus/>. 22 December 2012

Photograph of Eddie Waitkus and Ruth Steinhagen in courtroom in Chicago Cubs: The Shootings of Billy Jurges and Eddie Waitkus section. Eddie Waitkus: The Natural. 2 January 2004. <http://www.oocities.org/dptparker/ruth_court.htm>. 29 January 2012.

Special thanks go to Jim Groom, for his enthusiasm and help in setting up this web page; June Padgett, for technical assistance with various projects; Tim Newman and Paul Butler, who are always ready to advise when needed; and Carla Bailey, whose interlibrary loan expertise helps make all this research and writing possible.  Jack Bales (jbales@umw.edu).

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