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