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“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
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.
If you love sports history, you must read this book. The film of the same name is pleasant entertainment, but not a definitive account of what happened. This book is. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles M Gunsaullus
Gues im not that big of a baseball fan..its a little tedious...its tough for me to read about each pitch of an at bat..Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Well researched and well written; but I think he does not treat Joe Jackson accurately. His quotation from The Great Gatsby was a master stroke.Published 2 months ago by Tom C. McKenney
Who could believe such a story as is told here. This book is better than the corresponding movie of the same name.Published 2 months ago by Kevin D. Monroe
This story is far more involved than the movie - the great movie - really delves into. A great read.Published 5 months ago by The Big Cheese
This book came to mind when I noticed that the White Sox are playing the Reds today. I joked to a friend, it's about time that we could see the rematch of the 1919 World Series! Read morePublished 6 months ago by J. Davis