Jennifer Ring

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My love of baseball dates back further than my academic career, which began in 1979 with a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley and continues today at the University of Nevada, where I am Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies. I have loved the game since I was a girl in the 1950’s, before even the Dodgers were in Los Angeles, where I was born. This was also a time when girls weren’t allowed in Little League or anywhere else that baseball was played. With no obvious incentive to fall in love with the game, my passion must have been the result of genetic endowment. When my younger daughter, who inherited the baseball gene, was pressured at age twelve to quit youth baseball, I had flashbacks to my own exclusion from the game, and began writing ...more

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