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The Resource Turning the Black Sox White : the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey, Tim Hornbaker ; foreword by Bob Hoie

Turning the Black Sox White : the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey, Tim Hornbaker ; foreword by Bob Hoie

Label
Turning the Black Sox White : the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey
Title
Turning the Black Sox White
Title remainder
the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey
Statement of responsibility
Tim Hornbaker ; foreword by Bob Hoie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Charles Albert "The Old Roman" Comiskey was a larger-than-life figure--a man who had precision in his speech and who could work a room with handshakes and smiles. While he has been vilified in film as a rotund cheapskate and the driving force, albeit unknowingly, behind the actions of the 1919 White Sox, who threw the World Series (nicknamed the "Black Sox" scandal), that statement is far from the truth"--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10297912
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hornbaker, Tim
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.C644
LC item number
H67 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comiskey, Charles A
  • Baseball team owners
  • Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)
  • World Series (Baseball)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey
Label
Turning the Black Sox White : the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey, Tim Hornbaker ; foreword by Bob Hoie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Baseball or bust -- The Northwestern League champions -- A sensation in St. Louis -- From manager to magnate -- The complexities of ownership -- Birth of the American League -- Through tragedy to triumph -- Brawls, shootings, and baseball war -- There's a fish in left field -- Seven years of bad luck -- Baseball palace of the world -- Circling the globe -- No longer the "hitless wonders" -- The happiest man in Chicago -- Baseball's money players -- An unforgiveable betrayal -- No hearsay, but legal evidence -- Unraveling the conspiracy -- A sorrowful aftermath -- Setting the record straight
Control code
ocn854945637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 368 pages
Isbn
9781613216385
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013041431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)854945637
Label
Turning the Black Sox White : the misunderstood legacy of Charles A. Comiskey, Tim Hornbaker ; foreword by Bob Hoie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Baseball or bust -- The Northwestern League champions -- A sensation in St. Louis -- From manager to magnate -- The complexities of ownership -- Birth of the American League -- Through tragedy to triumph -- Brawls, shootings, and baseball war -- There's a fish in left field -- Seven years of bad luck -- Baseball palace of the world -- Circling the globe -- No longer the "hitless wonders" -- The happiest man in Chicago -- Baseball's money players -- An unforgiveable betrayal -- No hearsay, but legal evidence -- Unraveling the conspiracy -- A sorrowful aftermath -- Setting the record straight
Control code
ocn854945637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 368 pages
Isbn
9781613216385
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013041431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)854945637

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