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Updated 18 February 2006

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Here are some other Lardner-related links that I've found to be useful. I haven't included sites which list only the most basic information about Lardner; rather, I've tried to find sites which offer unique information. Please send me any I've missed:  stopping@swmich.edu.

 

Ring and the Baseball Hall of Fame

http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/library/exhibits/spink.html
"The J.G. Taylor Spink Award" Awards have been given since 1962, honoring writers for "meritorious contributions to baseball writing." The Preseident of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America presents the award at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Ring won in 1963, second to Spink, former editor of the Sporting News, in 1962.

The Sporting News

http://sportingnews.com/archives/history/1900a
The Sporting News page has a nice historical archive. The page listed here, 1900-1920 mentions Ring and gives an example of his "Pullman Pastimes."

Classic Sports Hall of Fame

Classic Sports
A pretty good brief biography. It is nice to see him included.

The Cosmic Baseball Association 1998 season roster.

http://www.clark.net/pub/cosmic/lardner8.html
Ring is a rookie centerfielder for the Eden Bohemians, a fantasy baseball team.

The Moonlight Graham Fantasy Baseball League has a Ring Lardner Division.

http://lamar.colostate.edu/~drj/moonlite.html
I contacted Joseph Williams who named the divisions, and he explained that Ring is his his favorite "classic-era" baseball writer (Other divisions are the Kinsella and the Harry Caray, other favorites). He says he considered "Speed Parker" from one of Ring’s stories as a division title, but the other founders of the league thought the name sounded too ‘druggy’(Dave Parkers cocaine problems were surfacing then)".

 

 

 





 

 

 

   
General The San Antonio College LitWeb Ring Lardner Page

http://accd.edu/sac/english/bailey/lardner.htm
Lists the major works by and about Ring and gives a nice plug for this site.

Creative Quotations from Ring Lardner

http://www.bemorecreative.com/one/402.htm
Lists five quotes. I like the page because it gives sources for the quotes.

 

 

   
Online Books Eldred Press

http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/rwlsr.htm
Eric Eldred of Eldritch Press has been putting a lot of Lardner full-text editions on the web. His first was YKMA and now there are others. 

He has
You Know Me Al http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/unomeal.htm
Gullible’s Travels http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/gullible.htm
"My Roomy"
http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/myroomy.htm
"Horseshoes"
http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/horse.htm
"Alibi Ike"
http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/alibi.htm
"Harmony"
http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/harmony.htm
"Golden Honeymoon"
http://eldred.ne.mediaone.net/rl/goldhm.htm

"Haircut" online

http://www.bnl.com/shorts/stories/haircut.html
I'm pretty sure this violates copyright.

 

 

   
Ring & Plays The Drama Department Production of June Moon

http://www.dramadept.com/junemoon.htm
Offers links to credits, production photos, set renderings, and pictures from the opening night party.

The Princeton, NY Production of June Moon

 http://www.english.upenn.edu/~emazer/junemoon.html
A review by Cary M. Mazer of the McCarter Theatre (Princeton, NY) production.

 

 

   
Ring Junior

The Blacklist

http://www.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/blacklist.html
A good background article about the blacklist.  It is an article by Dan Georgakas from the Encyclopedia of the American Left (University of Illinois Press, 1992).

Internet Movie Database

http://us.imdb.com
This one seems more accurate than others.

 

 

   
Used Book Sites Alibris

http://www.alibris.com
This one is very easy to use.

American Book Exchange

http://www.abebooks.com
One of my favorites. They offer an email notification service.

 

   
Other Tune Smiths Data Base

http://cnct.com/~mlp/.WWW/.WWW/.CAL/tunesmit.html
Lots of great information about Lardner's heroes and contemporaries.

Ring Lardner Junior High School

http://www.remc11.k12.mi.us/niles/lardner.htm

The Ring Lardner Book Talk Forum Frigate

Book Talk
I have no idea what this is. I believe it is set up to handle Lardner-related discussions, none of which I can find. I included it because I like the name.

 

 

   
Friends Hank's World of Fun & Interesting Stuff

http://www.gac.edu/~jmcdonal/fun.html
Interesting links, including one to us.

Heather Henderson

http://scc.net/~heather/
Heather has compiled a great number of links related to baseball, literature, art, music--anything good.

Orchises Press

http://osf1.gmu.edu/~rlathbur/index.html
The fine publisher of the collection of Ring Lardner letters, among other things.

 

   


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