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9780199795130

The betrayal : the 1919 World Series and the birth of modern baseball

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A new account of one of the most famous scandals in sports history shows how the 1919 fixing of the World Series forever changed the way America's pastime was both managed and perceived.

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Lyons Public Library 796.357 FOU (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199795130 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0199795134 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The Black Sox were only a part of it -- "Honorable Joes" -- The Prince of Fixers -- Baseball at war -- Brothers and enemies -- The conversations -- Losing the Series -- The end of the Series -- The cover-up begins -- The newspapers try to figure it out -- "It Ain't True, Is It Joe?" -- The Judge -- Judgment -- Timeless Joe -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
A new account of one of the most famous scandals in sports history shows how the 1919 fixing of the World Series forever changed the way America's pastime was both managed and perceived.
Subject: Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) > History.
World Series (Baseball) (1919)
Baseball > Corrupt practices > United States > History.
Baseball > United States > History.
Baseball.
Baseball > Corrupt practices.
Genre: History.


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