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Night Casey Was Born

The True Story Behind the Great American Ballas "Casey at the Bat"
by John Walsh
Overlook Press

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Pub Date: 2012
Format: Paperback with bw illus.
Pages: 220 pp.
Size: 5.25 x 8.00 inches

ISBN: 9781590207536
TB Code: 1706248
Availability: 202 in stock

For the first time, John Evangelist Walsh gives the story behind the poem and its young journalist author, as well as its inaugural performance in 1888 in New York's Wallack's Theater. The Night Casey was Born is a portrait of America in the earliest years of its love affair with baseball.