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Author Mitchell, Eddie, 1945- author.

Title Baseball rowdies of the 19th century : brawlers, drinkers, pranksters, and cheats in the early days of the major leagues / Eddie Mitchell.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  796.357 MIT    AVAILABLE
Description vii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Unmanageable managers -- Uncontrollable owners -- Wild pitchers -- Irregular infielders -- Disorderly outfielders -- Unruly umpires -- Other rowdies.
Summary "During the 19th century, baseball was a game with few rules, many rowdy players and just one umpire. Dirty tricks were simply part of a winning strategy. Providing brief bios of dozens of players, managers, umpires and owners, this book chronicles some of the flamboyant, unruly and occasionally criminal behavior of the baseball's early years"--Provided by publisher" -- Provided by publisher.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Subject Baseball -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball managers -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball umpires -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball team owners -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball. (OCoLC)fst00827904
Baseball managers. (OCoLC)fst00828003
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
Baseball team owners. (OCoLC)fst00828039
Baseball umpires. (OCoLC)fst00828046
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Baseball rowdies of the nineteenth century
ISBN 9781476664873 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
1476664870 (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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