Clowning Through Baseball
Schacht’s ability to mimic other players from the coaching lines, and his comedy routines with Altrock, earned him the nickname of "The Clown Prince of Baseball." Schacht would often show up in his battered top hat and ragged tails, blowing mightily on a tuba or wearing an enormous glove. Home plate was a prop to Schacht, who occasionally set it with dining utensils and ate a meal from it. Dust jacket with small chips and edgewear. Internally very clean. First printing protected in mylar. Size: 5½" - 8½" First printing First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 273606
Title: Clowning Through Baseball
Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co., New York
Publication Date: 1941
Book Condition: very good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First edition...
Book Type: book
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