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The black prince of baseball : Hal Chase and the mythology of baseball

Author: Donald Dewey; Nick Acocella
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : Sport Classic Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the shady aspects of a baseball legend, with details about Hal Chase's scandalous dealings with criminals and his tarnished image before the Black Sox scandal of 1919 revealed the dirty side of the game and prompted reforms.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Hal Chase; Hal Chase
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Dewey; Nick Acocella
ISBN: 1894963296 9781894963299
OCLC Number: 54503775
Description: xii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cats and cradles --
Playing the fields --
Games for sale --
Yankee dandy --
Consolation prizes --
Broadway lights --
Aftershocks --
Inlaws and outlaws --
Managing crisis --
Second thoughts --
Poxes on the house --
Peaceful coexistence --
Captain Outrageous --
Chase in charge --
Breakdowns --
Affairs to remember --
Relocations --
The second city --
A federal case --
Non-support --
The red prince --
War clouds --
Laying down --
Fibbers and Magee --
Burning bridges --
Giant acquittals --
The wild bunch --
Dirty laundry --
Out at home --
Still crazy after all these years --
Blame games --
On the borderline --
Arizona traveler --
When hustlers meet --
The nuclear family and other meltdowns --
Last licks --
The extra innings --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Donald Dewey and Nicholas Acocella.
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Examines the shady aspects of a baseball legend, with details about Hal Chase's scandalous dealings with criminals and his tarnished image before the Black Sox scandal of 1919 revealed the dirty side of the game and prompted reforms.

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