About the Author

EDUCATION

M.A., History, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (2008)  
 
B.S., Business Administration, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT (1978)    
 
A.S., Data Processing, Waterbury State Technical College, Waterbury, CT (1976)
 
Member Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society 
Paul Hensler

LECTURES

Adjunct Lecturer, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

“Robert Moses’ New York State of Mind,” Fall 2011
“The Modern Golden Age: Baseball in the 1960s,” Spring 2011

 

Adjunct Lecturer, Academy of Lifelong Learning, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

“The Modern Golden Age: Baseball in the 1960s,” Spring 2010

 

Also...

Lecture, Springfield (MA) College; “Roone Arledge and Sports Expansion in the 1960s,” November 2009
Paul Hensler

PUBLICATIONS

Books

The New Boys of Summer: Baseball's Radical Transformation in the Late Sixties (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield), to be published October 2017
The American League in Transition, 1965 – 1975: How Competition Thrived When the Yankees Didn’t (McFarland Publishers, Jefferson, NC), 2012

 

Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)

"Mike Witt" and "Mike Witt's Perfect Game," in No-Hitters (2017)
“1917: War?  What War?,” in Baseball’s Business: The Winter Meetings, Volume 1, 1901-1957 (2016)
“Dave Henderson,” in The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game Six (2016)
“Revisiting Nolan Ryan in 1973: The Quest for 400 Strikeouts,” Baseball Research Journal, Volume 42 (Spring 2013)
“Baseball’s Farewell to Arms: The Major Leagues in 1968 and the Segue to a New Modern Era,”  Baseball Research Journal, Volume 37 (December 2008)
“Twenty Years of Playoffs and the Home-Field Advantage,” Baseball Research Journal, Volume 18 (1990)
“John Caneira,” SABR BioProject

  

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

‘Patriotic Industry’: Baseball’s Reluctant Sacrifice in World War I, Spring 2013
Book reviews for NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
Bill Mullins, Becoming Big League: Seattle, the Pilots, and Stadium Politics, Fall 2014
Paul Dickson, Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick, Fall 2012
Sean Manning, Top of the Order: 25 Writers Pick Their Favorite Baseball Player of All Time, Spring 2011

 

Paul Hensler

CONFERENCES

Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York

Does IT Matter?: Baseball's Information Age in the Late 1960s (2017)
‘9875 Miles to Shea’: Bowie Kuhn in Vietnam, 1969  (2016)
Misery as Imagery: Mickey Mantle’s 1965 LIFE Magazine Feature  (2014)
Playing Ball ‘Over There’: Clark Griffith’s Ball and Bat Fund  (2013)
White Spikes in a Blue-Collar Town: Ray Legenza’s Naugatuck High School Dynasty  (2012)
Patriotic Industry: Baseball’s Reluctant Sacrifice in World War I  (2010)

 

Convention of the Society for American Baseball Research

Baseball's Age of Aquarius: Milestone Transformations of  1968 – 1969 (New York,  2017)  
Dynastic Aspirations: The Minnesota Twins, 1965 – 1970  (Minneapolis, 2012)

 

The Legacy of 1968: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA

Baseball’s Farewell to Arms: The Major Leagues in 1968 and the Segue to a New Modern Era (2008)