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By L.M. Sutter

one among early baseball’s hottest celebrities, Arlie Latham performed for the St. Louis Browns within the Eighteen Eighties. A brainy hitter and base-runner, he used to be additionally the sport’s brashest, funniest participant, his “fresh” character bringing him as a lot hassle as gift. He performed with the nineteenth century’s maximum names, and used to be associates with all people from King Kelly to King George V. He parlayed his stardom right into a vaudeville occupation and the 1st reputable significant league training task. In his fifties he carried the sport he enjoyed into international battle to cheer Allied troops and in his seventies went to paintings for the Yankees. Arlie Latham’s baseball odyssey is made extra compelling by way of the parade of gamers, gamblers, boxers, actors, ladies and mascots that passes via it, offering a special glimpse into America’s online game and the folks who enjoyed it.

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