The End of Baseball (MP3 CD)

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In Peter Schilling's wonderful novel, the extraordinary baseball season of 1944 comes vividly to life. Bill Veeck, the maverick promoter, returned from Guadalcanal with a leg missing and $500 to his name, has hustled his way into buying the Philadelphia Athletics. Hungry for a pennant, young Veeck jettisons the team's white players and secretly recruits the legendary stars of the Negro Leagues, fielding a club that will go down in baseball annals as one of the greatest ever to play the game. Here are the behind-the-scenes adventures that bring this dream to reality, and a cast of characters only history's pen could create. "The End of Baseball" is the most rollicking, free-spirited baseball story in years, the unvarnished truth of that incredible season and the men who lived it.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781522669456
ISBN-10: 1522669450
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: June 21st, 2016
Language: English