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Hit by pitch : Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the fatal fastball

Author: Molly Lawless
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On August 16, 1920, Yankees pitcher Carl Mays threw a fastball that struck Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman in the head. Chapman, a star player, died the next morning. Hit by Pitch is a nonfiction graphic novel about these men, their lives and legacies, and the event that linked them forever"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Carl Mays; Ray Chapman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Lawless
ISBN: 9780786446094 0786446099
OCLC Number: 777364300
Description: xi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Molly Lawless.

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On August 16, 1920, Yankees pitcher Carl Mays threw a fastball that struck Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman in the head. Chapman, a star player, died the next morning. This is a non-fiction  Read more...

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