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Pitch That Killed : The Story of Carl Mays, Ray Chapman, and the Pennant Race of 1920 (Reprint)
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ESPN the Magazine calls The Pitch That Killed"The best baseball book no one has read." This new edition with a foreword by TK introduces to a new generation of readers this classic account of baseball's only death at bat--how the popular Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians was struck in the head and killed in August 1920 by a pitch thrown by the New York Yankees' Carl Mays. Mike Sowell's investigation into the incident and deep probe into the backgrounds of the players involved earned aNew York Times Notable Book of the Year commendation.
Number of Pages: 328
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Baseball / General
Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr
Author: Mike Sowell
Street Date: October 1, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-8957
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