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Double plays and double crosses : the Black Sox and baseball in 1920 / Don Zminda.

Zminda, Don, (author.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Gunn Memorial Library - Washington.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington 796.357 ZMI (Text to phone) 34055145675975 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 06/25/2021

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by Rob Neyer -- Introduction -- Prelude: 1917 -- A cold (and dry) New Year -- Detective stories -- Insurrectionists -- Waco -- A good start -- The absent brother -- Trials and triumphs -- Abe tells -- Scandal, tragedy -- and first place -- The suspicious slump -- The Grand Jury -- Busted -- A bitter month -- Here comes the Judge -- Epilogue: Trials, tribulations, and thoughts.
Summary, etc.:
"This book is the exciting story of how one of the most infamous scandals in American history-the Black Sox scandal-continued for over a year following the "fixed" World Series of 1919 until the truth began to emerge. It is a story of gamblers and crooks; a story of teammates betraying one another; a story of investigations and cover-ups"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) > History.
World Series (Baseball) (1919)
Baseball > Corrupt practices > United States > History > 20th century.

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