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Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club

Chicago and the Cubs during the Jazz Age

Roberts Ehrgott

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Chicago in the Roaring Twenties was a city of immigrants, mobsters, and flappers with one shared passion: the Chicago Cubs. In this Jazz Age center, the maverick William Wrigley exploited the revolutionary technology of broadcasting and attracted eager throngs of women to his renovated ballpark.

Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club transports us to this heady era of baseball history and introduces the team at its crazy heart -- an amalgam of rakes, pranksters, schemers, and choirboys who take center stage in memorable successes and disasters. For more see either ...
Hardcover or E-Book
2013. 512 pp.
978-0-8032-6478-6

See the Scott Simon Review in the Chicago Tribune
or
Listen to an Interview with the Author on an NPR Podcast
(Podcast can be downloaded)

 

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