Ace of Diamonds
Thorstad's fourth Gents novel brings back Riley Stokes and Cass McCasland, as it pits an Eastern baseball club against a miner's team named the Rockies--forerunner of today's attendance record-breaking team, the Colorado Rockies. Other novels by Thorstad include Sharpshooters, Palo Duro, The Gents, and The Times of Wichita.
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