Baseball in Evansville: Booms, Busts and One Global Disaster

Kevin Wirthwein (Author)
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Description

Baseball exploded in Evansville after the Civil War. Early clubs like the Resolutes, Blues, Brewers, Hoosiers and Blackbirds played, built ballparks, struggled financially and suffered scandals until the early 1900s. A near tragic event fueled the 1915 co

Product Details

Price
$21.99  $19.79
Publisher
History Press
Publish Date
March 02, 2020
Pages
192
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.5 X 8.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781467145589
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About the Author

Kevin Wirthwein grew up in Evansville, where he attended Harrison High School, and studied journalism at Butler University in Indianapolis. After graduation, Kevin was a sportswriter and sports editor for The Brownsburg Guide in Brownsburg, Indiana, where he won a Hoosier State Press Association Award for his weekly sports column. He was a staff writer for Trap & Field Magazine and served briefly as editor of the Zionsville Times before returning to Butler to earn an MBA degree and enter the business world. He is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the Vanderburgh County Historical Society. Kevin is married and has four lovely daughters.