You Know Me Al

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 119 pages
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I suppose you and the rest of the boys in Bedford will be surprised to learn that I am out here, because I remember telling you when I was sold to San Francisco by the White Sox that not under no circumstances would I report here. I was pretty mad when Comiskey give me my release, because I didn't think I had been given a fair show by Callahan. I don't think so yet Al and I never will but Bill Sullivan the old White Sox catcher talked to me and told me not to pull no boner by refuseing to go where they sent me. He says You're only hurting yourself.

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User Review  - jklavanian - LibraryThing

As the previous reviewer points out, You Know Me Al is set in the early years of major league baseball, so it was enjoyable reading about that era of train travel, spit balls, etc. Ring Lardner was an ... Read full review

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User Review  - TimBazzett - LibraryThing

Ring Lardner's novel,YOU KNOW ME AL, is a recognized classic, a tongue-in-cheek look at professional baseball in the early 20th century. First published nearly a hundred years ago, I don't think ... Read full review

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