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Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat": Background and Characters of Baseball's Most Famous Poem

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Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat": Background and Characters of Baseball's Most Famous Poem - Moore, Jim, Dr., and Vermilyea, Natalie

Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat" was first published in the San Francisco Daily Examiner on June 3, 1888. Its popularity owed much to the universality of its subject; every city seemed to have a "Casey" on its team. Thayer, a Harvard graduate, said little about the real Casey, though he did leave a few clues. "The verses owe their existence," he ... Read More

Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat": Background and Characters of Baseball's Most Famous Poem 2011, McFarland & Company

ISBN-13: 9780786467112

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Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat": Background and Characters of Baseball's Most Famous Poem 1994, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780899509976

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