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The End of Baseball: A Novel

Peter Schilling

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ISBN 10: 1566638488 / ISBN 13: 9781566638487
Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2010
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Title: The End of Baseball: A Novel

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher

Publication Date: 2010

Book Condition: Good

Edition: Reprint.

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In Peter Schilling's wonderful novel, the extraordinary baseball season of 1944 comes vividly to life. Bill Veeck, the maverick promoter, returned from Guadalcanal with a leg missing and $500 to his name, has hustled his way into buying the Philadelphia Athletics. Hungry for a pennant, young Veeck jettisons the team's white players and secretly recruits the legendary stars of the Negro Leagues, fielding a club that will go down in baseball annals as one of the greatest ever to play the game. Here are the behind-the-scenes adventures that bring this dream to reality, and a cast of characters only history's pen could create. The End of Baseball is the most rollicking, free-spirited baseball story in years, the unvarnished truth of that incredible season and the men who lived it.

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Peter Schilling Jr. has covered professional baseball online, in magazines, and in newspapers. He lives in a suburb of Minneapolis, where he writes on sports, film, and a variety of cultural concerns. This is his first novel.

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