By Jerrold Casway

Jerrold Casway's beautiful biography of mythical baseball participant Ed Delahanty (1867-1903) deals a compelling exam of the existence and profession of the 1st "King of Swatsville," together with the enigma surrounding his tragic and premature demise. via Delahanty's tale, Casway strains the evolving personality of significant league baseball and its impact at the lives and goals of its athletes.

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