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Baseball’s Funnymen: Twenty-Four Jokers, Screwballs, by Lew Freedman

By Lew Freedman

From Nick Altrock to Casey Stengel, Dizzy Dean to Satchel Paige, invoice Veeck to Bob Uecker, baseball has consistently popular the shrewdpermanent. This booklet tells the tales of a few of the avid gamers, coaches, managers and broadcasters who had the main enjoyable within the significant Leagues and made lovers snort out loud (or shake their heads in disbelief). the writer recounts stories either well-known and little identified that catch the nature of bizarre and offbeat gamers, targeted and fascinating personalities and the succession of eccentrics who have been formally dubbed “Clown Prince of Baseball.”

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