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The Pitch That Killed


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The Pitch That Killed - Sowell, Mike
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The story of Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians, a popular player struck in the head and killed in August 1920 by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees. Mr. Sowell's book investigates the incident and probes deep into the backgrounds of the players involved and the events that led to baseball's only death at bat. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. "Splendidly researched and vivid as today...remarkable." Roger Kahn."

The Pitch That Killed 2003, Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566635516

Trade paperback

The Pitch That Killed 1991, MacMillan of Canada

ISBN-13: 9780020747611

Collier Books edition

Trade paperback