The Cranklet’s Chronicle is Ellen Lindner’s comic/zine about how women and non-binary people have shaped baseball and the United States. The first issue is dedicated to the story of Joan Whitney Payson, founder of the NY Mets. Born into a wealthy family, Payson had an industrious spirit and a love for baseball. When the Giants and the Dodgers both left New York for the West Coast, Payson brought hope back to New York by starting the scrappy Metropolitans!
This well-researched and enjoyable read will fascinate baseball fans and the uninitiated alike. The back cover features profiles on baseball fans whose obsession with their team may surprise you!