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By L.M. Sutter

one in every of early baseball’s preferred celebrities, Arlie Latham performed for the St. Louis Browns within the Eighties. A brainy hitter and base-runner, he used to be additionally the sport’s brashest, funniest participant, his “fresh” character bringing him as a lot difficulty as present. He performed with the nineteenth century’s maximum names, and used to be acquaintances with every body from King Kelly to King George V. He parlayed his stardom right into a vaudeville profession and the 1st respectable significant league training task. In his fifties he carried the sport he enjoyed into international conflict to cheer Allied troops and in his seventies went to paintings for the Yankees. Arlie Latham’s baseball odyssey is made extra compelling through the parade of avid gamers, gamblers, boxers, actors, girls and mascots that passes via it, delivering a different glimpse into America’s video game and the folk who enjoyed it.

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