Addie Joss on Baseball Collected Newspaper Columns and World Series Reports, 1907-1909

ISBN-10: 0786463562
ISBN-13: 9780786463565
Edition: 2012
Description: Addie Joss (1880-1911) mowed down batters for the Cleveland Broncos/Naps from 1902 to 1910 before his career was cut short by his tragic death from tubercular meningitis in 1911. With a career ERA of 1.89 and two no-hitters, Joss earned Hall of Fame  More...
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Copyright Year: 2012
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication Date: 6/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 349
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924

Addie Joss (1880-1911) mowed down batters for the Cleveland Broncos/Naps from 1902 to 1910 before his career was cut short by his tragic death from tubercular meningitis in 1911. With a career ERA of 1.89 and two no-hitters, Joss earned Hall of Fame election despite a career that lasted less than ten years, the only player to do so. In the off-season, Joss also excelled as a sportswriter for the Toledo News-Bee and the Cleveland Press, filling the empty winter months penning stories about the game he knew firsthand. This collection of Joss's newspaper columns and World Series reports is a treasury of the Dead-ball Era, intimate first-person observations of the game and its players from the first decade of the American League. Informative annotations, archival photographs, and a brief biography complete the work.

Acknowledgments
Preface
A Brief Biography
"I Have Not Had Better Friends": Players, Great Players and All the Rest
"The Sporting Editor": Baseball Humor
"The Boys Played Grandly": Greatest Games and Plays
Of Fanatics, Kranks and Bugs: The Fans
"Another Remarkable Instance": The Inside Game
Of Spiders and Colonels: The Nineteenth-Century Game
"Is the American League a Minor League?": World series Reports
"I Should Suggest": Views from Toledo
Appendix: Contributions by Joss to Other Newspaper and Periodicals
Chapter Notes
Bibliography
Index

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