By L.M. Sutter

ISBN-10: 0786461381

ISBN-13: 9780786461387

considered one of early baseball’s hottest celebrities, Arlie Latham performed for the St. Louis Browns within the Eighteen Eighties. A brainy hitter and base-runner, he was once additionally the sport’s brashest, funniest participant, his “fresh” character bringing him as a lot difficulty as gift. He performed with the nineteenth century’s maximum names, and was once associates with all people from King Kelly to King George V. He parlayed his stardom right into a vaudeville profession and the 1st respectable significant league training activity. In his fifties he carried the sport he enjoyed into international warfare to cheer Allied troops and in his seventies went to paintings for the Yankees. Arlie Latham’s baseball odyssey is made extra compelling by means of the parade of gamers, gamblers, boxers, actors, ladies and mascots that passes via it, offering a different glimpse into America’s video game and the folks who enjoyed it.

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