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In 1910, a series of Anheuser-Busch ads appeared in several Washington D.C. papers. The ad above appeared when the Chicago White Sox faced the Senators in early May: 147 more words
A 1915 advertisement for Steele’s Game of Baseball, a table-top game which claimed to have “Over 1,000,000 absorbing combinations,” and promised that the player would “enjoy it beyond anything you might have believed possible:” 467 more words
By Bill Kirtz
Print the legend?
Charles Fountain doesn’t.
Meticulously researched and colorfully written, his new book, “The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball” (Oxford University Press, 290 pages, $27.95), offers a host of new information about the often-told 1919 Chicago Black Sox saga. 384 more words