Under Pallor, Under Shadow: The 1920 American League Pennant Race That Rattled and Rebuilt Baseball

Under Pallor, Under Shadow: The 1920 American League Pennant Race That Rattled and Rebuilt Baseball #2020

Under Pallor Under Shadow The American League Pennant Race That Rattled and Rebuilt Baseball Babe Ruth in his first season with the Yankees in was on pace to break the single season home run record In August Indians shortstop Ray Chapman was beaned by a pitch thrown by the Yankees Carl
  • Title: Under Pallor, Under Shadow: The 1920 American League Pennant Race That Rattled and Rebuilt Baseball
  • Author: Bill Felber
  • ISBN: 9780803234710
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Babe Ruth, in his first season with the Yankees in 1920, was on pace to break the single season home run record In August Indians shortstop Ray Chapman was beaned by a pitch thrown by the Yankees Carl Mays during a game in New York and died the next day In September a grand jury convened in Chicago, and four White Sox players were called to testify about fixing the 1919Babe Ruth, in his first season with the Yankees in 1920, was on pace to break the single season home run record In August Indians shortstop Ray Chapman was beaned by a pitch thrown by the Yankees Carl Mays during a game in New York and died the next day In September a grand jury convened in Chicago, and four White Sox players were called to testify about fixing the 1919 World Series Focusing on the Cleveland Indians, the Chicago White Sox, and the New York Yankees, this book takes us back to a pivotal season when baseball was shaken by tragedy and scandal and when power shifted irretrievably from the teams owners to a single commissioner The struggle for the soul of baseball, both on the field and off, is the story of how the entire American League structure changed Following the fortunes of baseball s stars of 1920, Under Pallor, Under Shadow shows us how a unique opportunity for reform was squandered and how the result was the transfer of authority from one powerful dictator Ban Johnson to another Judge K M Landis The first book to tie together the disparate elements of the 1920 pennant race, Under Pallor, Under Shadow shows us America s pastime at a critical moment in the nation s cultural history.
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    I enjoyed this look at the 1920 season It was a momentous year Eight White Sox were banned from baseball for throwing the previous years World Series, Cleveland s star shortstop Ray Chapman was killed by a pitch, and it was Babe Ruth s first year in New York Those three teams were involved in a tight pennant race the whole year Ferber tries to weave the stories together into one coherent narrative I felt myself most drawn to the Black Sox scandal One of my favorite baseball books is The Pitch Th [...]

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