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The Only Game in Town Scouting Report In the first entry in a proposed oral history, the ex-MLB commissioner interviews 10 players from the...The Only Game in TownNonfiction, Sports Scouting Report In the first entry in a proposed oral history, the ex-MLB commissioner interviews 10 players from the...2006-04-14Simon & Schuster
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The Only Game in Town

Genre: Nonfiction, Sports; Author: Fay Vincent; Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Scouting Report
In the first entry in a proposed oral history, the ex-MLB commissioner interviews 10 players from the 1930s and ’40s, from Dom DiMaggio (Joe’s little bro) to Larry Doby, the first black American Leaguer.

Curveball
Both Pirates slugger Ralph Kiner and Negro League star Monte Irvin name-check Ewell ”The Whip” Blackwell. ”Toughest pitcher I ever hit against,” says Kiner. ”No argument.”

Final Score
A much-needed history lesson for younger fans.

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