Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Holt McDougal
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Pages
336
Dimensions
4.92 X 8.81 X 0.93 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780805065374
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About the Author

Eliot Asinof was born in the year of the ill-fated World Series fix. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 1940, he played minor league baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He wrote numerous books and a variety of plays for television and motion pictures. He lived in Ancramdale, New York, in a house he built with his son.

Reviews

"The most thorough investigation of the Black Sox scandal on record ... A vividly, excitingly written book: " --Chicago Tribune

"Dramatic detail ... an admirable journalistic feat." --The New York Times

"As thrilling as a cops and robbers tome." --The Boston Globe