The Ashes of Lou Gehrig and Other Baseball Essays

The Ashes of Lou Gehrig and Other Baseball Essays

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qKirst's essays are put together from dozens of personal interviews with baseball characters. They contain new information about the father of baseball card collecting, about a bat company whose accomplishments were lost in baseball lore, and about the murder trial of the first African American to play in the Major Leagues.q--BOOK JACKET.They played together in an era when mitts dangled from handlebars, when kids never gave up on a ball lost in tall grass, when the tramping of feet wore baselines in the weeds. In the 1950s, many adults in their neighborhood still spoke Polishanbsp;...


Title:The Ashes of Lou Gehrig and Other Baseball Essays
Author: Sean Peter Kirst
Publisher:McFarland - 2003-08-06
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