Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2017
Full name/name of organisation: McFarland and Company
Contact email:
McFarland and Company invites baseball writers to contribute abstracts for an essay collection presently titled The New York Yankees and Popular Culture.

Writers are encouraged to submit their own topics for consideration. Possible topics include:

  • Yankees in Advertising
  • History of WPIX
  • The fight between Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson on the Game of the Week
  • Buster Keaton’s film The Cameraman featuring a sequence at Yankee Stadium
  • Yankees and Seinfeld
  • McFarland is a leading publisher of books and journals in sports history, including Base Ball: A Journal of the Early Game and Black Ball: A Negro League Journal.

The deadline for abstracts is May 10th. Abstracts can be no longer than 500 words. A paper’s length should be 6,000–9,000 words. Deadline for papers is September 1st. Abstracts and inquiries should be sent to David Krell at his email address He is the author of the 2015 McFarland book Our Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers in History, Memory and Popular Culture.

More information on McFarland can be found at the web site