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ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE OF THAT LIVELY RAILROAD TOWN
That Lively Railroad Town tells the intertwined stories of minor and major league baseball at the turn of the twentieth century. In central New York, a small town used its championship semi-pro team to ease the stigma of a salacious local murder case, while its former second baseman led a boycott of major league player contracts to break the National League’s monopoly and set the game up to flourish. This sequel to The Workingman’s Game weaves these stories against a backdrop of economic, racial, ethnic and labor strife, and an assassination that shocked the world.
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