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The Black Prince of Baseball: Hal Chase and the Mythology of Baseball
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Publisher Sportclassic Books
Publication date April 1, 2004
Pages 436
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781894963299
ISBN-10 1894963296
Dimensions 1.75 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.60 lbs.
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Original list price $23.95
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The shady side of a baseball legend is highlighted here, with details about Hal Chase's scandalous dealings with criminals and his tarnished image before the Black Sox scandal of 1919 highlighted the dirty side of the game and prompted reforms.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Donald Dewey and Nicholas Acocella document, with extraordinary research, the life and times of the first baseman known as Prince Hal; his brilliant career, his shady dealings with crooks, his battle with baseball executives, and his ultimately futile attempts to clear his name of charges that he threw a game.

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9781894963299 | details & prices | 436 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $23.95
About: The shady side of a baseball legend is highlighted here, with details about Hal Chase's scandalous dealings with criminals and his tarnished image before the Black Sox scandal of 1919 highlighted the dirty side of the game and prompted reforms.

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