Submissions can be emailed to
Electronic submissions are preferred. Hard-copy
submissions can be addressed to
Trey Strecker, Editor
NINE: A Journal of
Baseball History & Culture
Department of English
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0460
Manuscripts must be prepared according to the Chicago
Manual of Style, 16th edition, and should contain endnotes
rather than footnotes. If an article prepared in another
style is accepted, the author is responsible for changing the
style to CMS.
Simultaneous submissions are not accepted. Authors will
be asked to sign a declaration that the submitted work is not
being considered for publication elsewhere. No major
revisions will be allowed after acceptance. The editor
will attempt to have all manuscripts reviewed by two umpires and
will respond to the authors within three months of receiving the
Articles should be between 2,000 and 8,000 words.
Individuals whose works are accepted for publication must supply
them in electronic form (Microsoft Word or RTF). All
figures and tables must be submitted in camera-ready format and
will be printed as is. Please include a short (no more
than three sentences) personal bio.
Book reviews are by invitation only.
Articles appearing in NINE are abstracted and indexed
in Academic Search Premier, America: History & Life, Current
Abstracts, SocINDEX, SPORTDiscus, and TOC Premier.
NINE is a member of the Conference of Historical
NINE is published by the University of Nebraska Press
and is available online through Project MUSE at