ARTHUR D. HITTNER has been writing books and articles about art and baseball for more than two decades. A retired attorney, he spent nearly thirty-four years with the national law firm now known as Nixon Peabody LLP, resident in the firm's Boston office. He served as a trustee of Danforth Art (formerly the Danforth Museum of Art) in Framingham, Massachusetts and the Tucson Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona and was a co-owner of the Lowell Spinners, a minor league baseball club affiliated with his beloved Boston Red Sox. Married with two children and three grandchildren, Hittner currently divides his time between Oro Valley, Arizona and Natick, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School.