9781590207536

The Night Casey Was Born: The True Story Behind the Great American Ballas "Casey at the Bat"

  • ISBN 13:

    9781590207536

  • ISBN 10:

    159020753X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/28/2012
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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Summary

"Casey at the Bat" is a legendary poem about the crushing defeat of a small-town baseball hero. For the first time, John Evangelist Walsh gives the story behind the poem and its young journalist author, as well as its inaugural performance in 1888 in New York's Wallack's Theater. The Night Casey was Bornis a portrait of America in the earliest years of its love affair with baseball.

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