Turning the Black Sox White

Turning the Black Sox White

The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey

Book - 2014
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"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"--
Publisher: New York, NY : Sports Publishing, [2014]
ISBN: 9781613216385
1613216386
Branch Call Number: GV865.C644 H67 2014
Characteristics: xv, 368 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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