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Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby

A Biography

Charles C. Alexander

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A relentless competitor, Rogers Hornsby--arguably the finest right-handed hitter in baseball's history--was supremely successful on the baseball field but, in many ways, a failure off it. In this biography, Charles Alexander turns his skilled eye to this complex individual, weaving the stories of his personal and professional life with a lively history of the sport.

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"Something to fill the void before the next game."—The New York Times

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Charles C. Alexander

Charles C. Alexander, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, has published several important works of American intellectual and cultural history in addition to his acclaimed baseball books Our Game: An American Baseball History and Rogers Hornsby: A Biography, and Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era.

Charles C. Alexander

Charles C. Alexander

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