The Dark Side of the Diamond: Gambling, Violence, Drugs and Alcoholism in the National Pastime

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The Dark Side of the Diamond: Gambling, Violence, Drugs and Alcoholism in the National Pastime - Abrams, Roger I

Roger Abrams latest book discusses the vices of baseball and how they reflect American society. The Dark Side of the Diamond relates little-known parts of baseball history, presenting evidence of game-fixing and gambling dating to the mid-19th century. Cobb, Ruth, Mantle, Rose, and Bonds are both idols and flawed human beings. While baseball can ...

The Dark Side of the Diamond: Gambling, Violence, Drugs and Alcoholism in the National Pastime 2008, Rounder Books

ISBN-13: 9781579401566

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