Judge Fuchs and the Boston Braves, 1923-1935

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In late 1922, Judge Emil Fuchs purchased the woebegone Boston Braves--primarily to bring his ailing friend, Christy Mathewson, back into the game he loved so much. A true fan, Judge Fuchs poured his fortune into the team, intent on giving Boston's long-suffering National League fans a winner. He introduced Ladies' Days, contracted to have Braves games broadcast on radio, and successfully campaigned to allow Sunday baseball in Boston. Moreover, he gave the fans a competitive team, climaxed by the Braves' dramatic pennant ...

Judge Fuchs and the Boston Braves, 1923-1935 1998, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786404827

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