The Louisville Grays Scandal of 1877: The Taint of Gambling at the Dawn of the National League

The Louisville Grays Scandal of 1877: The Taint of Gambling at the Dawn of the National League

By: William A. Cook (author)Paperback

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This work focuses first on the formation of the National League and the changing nature of professional baseball in the 1870s. The early seasons of the league are covered, and the author gives a detailed account of the Grays' 1877 season and the evidence against the four players. Also fully explored are the impact of the Grays scandal and its lasting influence on the governance of the sport.

About Author

William A. Cook is the author of numerous books, including 11 on baseball history, and has appeared in productions on ESPN2 and the MLB Network. A former health care administrator and township councilman in North Brunswick, New Jersey, he resides in Manalapan, New Jersey.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786421794
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 245
  • ID: 9780786421794
  • ISBN10: 0786421797

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