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The Black Prince of Baseball


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AcknowledgmentsIntroductionCats and CradlesPlaying the FieldsGames for SaleYankee DandyConsolation PrizesBroadway LightsAftershocksInlaws and OutlawsManaging CrisisSecond ThoughtsPoxes on the HousePeaceful CoexistenceCaptain OutrageousChase in ChargeBreakdownsAffairs to RememberRelocationsThe Second CityA Federal CaseNon-SupportThe Red PrinceWar CloudsLaying DownFibbers and MageeBurning BridgesGiant AcquittalsThe Wild BunchDirty LaundryOut at HomeStill Crazy After All These YearsBlame GamesOn the BorderlineArizona TravelerWhen Hustlers MeetThe Nuclear Family and Other MeltdownsLast LicksThe Extra InningsEpilogueBibliographyIndex

About the Author

Donald Dewey has published more than thirty books of fiction, nonfiction, and drama, including the history of baseball fans The Tenth Man and the novels The Fantasy League Murders and The Bolivian Sailor. Nicholas Acocella is the author or coauthor of several books on baseball, including (with Donald Dewey) The New Biographical History of Baseball: The Classic and Total Ballclubs.


"A remarkable look at a bygone scandal."-Kristin Kloberdanz, Chicago Tribune -- Kristin Kloberdanz * Chicago Tribune *
"Dewey and Acocella have compiled an exhaustive study. . . . Their method produces moments of great insight, humor, complexity, and tragedy."-Daniel Gabriel, Elysian Fields Quarterly -- Daniel Gabriel * Elysian Fields Quarterly *
"With incredible research and detail Dewey and Acocella recount the story of one of the most controversial characters in all of baseball history."-Andrew Elias, Ft. Meyers Magazine -- Andrew Elias * Ft. Meyers Magazine *
"Fans of this era will love this book."-Gregg's Baseball Bookcase * Gregg's Baseball Bookcase *
"A very satisfying book."-Lance Smith, Guy Who Reviews Sports Books -- Lance Smith * Guy Who Reviews Sports Books *
"Baseball historians will find this an excellent addition to their knowledge on the early game and the general topic of gambling in baseball."-Doug Wilson, Sport in American History -- Doug Wilson * Sport in American History *

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