The Pitch That Killed

By: Sowell, Mike

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(price-clipped) [solid copy, minor soiling to page edges, light foxing on top edge; jacket has no significant flaws aside from the price-clipping]. (B&W photographs) The story of New York Yankees pitcher Carl Mays, who in 1920 became "the only major-league pitcher who ever threw a pitch that killed" -- the victim, in this instance, being Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman -- a player as popular and well-liked as Mays was feared and disliked.

Title: The Pitch That Killed

Author: Sowell, Mike

Illustrator: Illustrated by (dj design) Bob Silverman

Categories: Sports, Sports: Baseball,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: (c.1989)

ISBN Number: 0-02-612410-6

ISBN Number 13: 9780026124102

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dj

Seller ID: 8721

Keywords: Baseball New York Yankees Cleveland Indians Ray Chapman Carl Mays Babe Ruth Tris Speaker Ty Cobb Pitchers