July 2, 1903: the mysterious death of Hall-of-Famer Big Ed Delahanty

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Macmillan, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 326 pages
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Investigates the death of one of baseball's earliest all-stars, whose "accidental" fall into Niagara Falls occurred just a few months before the team's corrupt owners organized the first World Series.

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7/2/2003: The Mysterious Death of Hall-of-Famer Big Ed Delahanty

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The title (a nominee for dullest of the year) refers to the day that Big Ed Delahanty, a heavy-drinking, heavy-hitting baseball superstar, tumbled down Niagara Falls to his death. An accident? Suicide ... Read full review

July 2, 1903: the mysterious death of Hall-of-Famer Big Ed Delahanty

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

The author of a well-received book about a lethal beanball incident in the 1920s ( The Pitch That Killed , Macmillan, 1989) here writes about Big Ed Delahanty, a turn-of-the-century slugger who met ... Read full review

Contents

THE KING OF BATTERS
53
THE DOUBLE CROSS 1 17
117
THE PEACE CONFERENCE
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